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Coffee Finca Soledad Sidra - 150g

ECUADOR

€19.90

Score 88+

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Tasting note

  • In the nose: refined and comforting, evoking notes of buttered madeleine, dates and floral pear 
  • In the mouth: notes of madeleine and pear remain and combine with butterscotch, yellow melon and red fruit undertones. The texture is round and smooth.

The length in the mouth is full, long on notes of chocolate truffle and clementine zest. 

A subtle and greedy coffee.

  • The "espresso roasting" is recommended for the following equipment :

  • The "slow coffee roasting" is recommended for the following equipment :

What is a score?

Our product range is categorised by score: 80+, 85+, 88+ We have the "Specialty Coffee Association of America" to thank for the system of "scores", who defined a very strict ratings protocol to evaluate the quality of speciality coffee. This ratings system enables players within the sector, as well as coffee lovers, to share a common language. Within this tasting protocol, the main criteria for the evaluation of a coffee are noted: odour, aroma, after-taste, acidity, body, harmony, purity...

The final score classifies the coffee within a hierarchy unique to speciality coffee. The coffee must achieve a score of at least 80/100 to be considered a speciality coffee.

A detailed look at the scores attributed to speciality coffee:

Our blends, being mixtures of multiple coffees, are excluded from the rating system, although they are all comprised of speciality coffees.

*The SCAA classifies 90+ coffees as "Outstanding". We consider an 88+ coffee to reflect a quality that is already outstanding, already representing the excellence of the sector. In this regard, it is a Grand Cru.


Sourcing note

Pepe Jijon is a local celebrity in Ecuador. He was the first Latin American to climb the seven highest peaks in the world and to reach the North Pole. 

Now converted to a coffee farmer, Pepe makes coffees like he climbed the peaks, in the feat!

Each cherry is treated like a precious stone in his paradisiacal farm La Soledad. Nano production entirely family, each batch is a treasure of high fashion. 

He welcomed us with his student daughter and barista in impeccable French. This sidra came out a big winner at the cupping tables. Exclusive worldwide. 

A speciality coffee

Speciality coffee are the best batches of coffee from farms or local cooperatives. They are fully traceable (botanical variety, region, plot) and respect demanding processing methods. This guarantees exceptional quality in the cup.