Lot EI02-03: Geisha Rubi Malawi (Dry Process)


Farm Name: El Injerto Estate Certifications:

Rain Forest Alliance and CARBON NEUTRAL

Coffee Name: Gesha Ruby - Dry Process

Awards: 3rd Place COE 2017 Lot #: EI02-01

Harvest date: January to March 2018


History: This exotic and extravagant seed came directly from Malawi in the hands of a great friend of ours. The seed came in ashes as natives from Malawi use this method to preserve the seed for more time. This is smaller bean than traditional Gesha and the color when it rippens its like glow in the dark red, that is why the name Ruby Gesha. The plant is also a little smaller than the traditional Gesha.

Process: DRY PROCESS or also called NATURAL process. This well selected beans are dried in patios for 3 days, then in Guardiola dries for 72 hours approximately.

We have learned that this drying method helps to concentrate the fruit flavors of the dry or natural process in every variety, highlighting the notes or characteristics of each varieties.

Elevation: 1710 masl Avg. Temp: 13ºC to 26ºC

Rainfall: 1500 mm Average

Growing Region: Huehuetenango, Guatemala

Owner/Exporter: El Injerto S.A.

Mill: El Injerto

Drying Method: Mixed Method (patio, guardiola dryers)

Cupping Notes: Flavor and complexity are the highlight of this coffee. Fragrance and aroma allow blueberries, raspberry, cherries and floral notes. Jasmine and watermelon are also distinctive flavors when tasting it. Mouth-feel like chocolate and a slightly mint aftertaste enrich this cup profile.

Lot Description

Reference Number:EI02-03
Opening Bid:$12.00/lb
Weight:300 lbs
Process:Dry Process
Harvest:2019-02-01 00:00:00
Drying Method:Green House/African beds

Coffee details


BODY: Buttery, Heavy, Round, Silky, Creamy, Well structured[2], Consistent[3], Complete[2]. CLEAN CUP: Transparent, Clean. BALANCE: Integrated, Well balanced[2], Harmonious. OVERALL: Type SHB. SWEETNESS: Chocolate, Juicy[2], Honey, Vanilla, Caramel[3]. FRAGANCE / AROMA: Intense, Fresa, Aromatic, Azucarada, Chocolate[2], Fruit, Fragrant, Cereza, Honey, Raspberry, Caramel[2]. FLAVOR: Hibiscus, Fruits, Ripen grapes, Red apple, Berries, Sweet[2], Citric, Lemon, Apricot, Lychee, Orange[2], Honey[2], Raspberry[3], Strawberry[2], Prune, Peach, Blue Berry, Chocolate, Plum, Blackberry[2], Gengibre, White wine, Red wine, Jasmine[2], Caramel. AFTERTASTE: Ripen grapes, Smooth, Refined[2], Delicate, Long-lasting[3], Persistent[4]. ACIDITY: Citric[2], Intense, Malic, Refined, Grapes, Lively, Bright[2], Fruit[2], Orange, Complex. Page


Cupping Notes from Anacafe cuppers and well recognized guatemalan cuppers. 

Farm details

Producer Name: Arturo Aguirre
Farm Name: El Injerto S.A.
Region: La Libertad
Town: Huehuetenango
Farm Size: 250.0 ha
Farm Location: 15.567, -92.017
Mill: El Injerto S.A.
Average Rainfall: 2000
  • Rainforest Alliance
  • CO2 Neutral

Producer Story:

4th generation family owned Estate Coffee Farm with a mission to produce high end coffees respecting the environment and making people happy!

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