The Auctioneer 008 </br> Eli Espinoza Soberon - COE Peru
The Auctioneer 008 </br> Eli Espinoza Soberon - COE Peru
The Auctioneer 008 </br> Eli Espinoza Soberon - COE Peru

The Auctioneer 008
Eli Espinoza Soberon - COE Peru

£22.00

LIMITED EDITION | AUCTION LOT     

Eli Espinoza Soberon, Peru | Caturra/Bourbon, Natural

Jammy, Berries, Bright. 

A memorable cup, silky jammy fruit, pomegranate juice, milk chocolate and sugar sweetness. Complex fruit flavours and a long bright balanced finish. 

The fourth character in our Profile Series, The Auctioneer. This character represents Top 10 Auction Lots, these are the most sought after and prestigious coffees in the world. The Auctioneer 008 is part of Auction Lot 8 from The Cup of Excellence Peru 2020 by Alliance for Coffee Excellence. Macondo & Friends cupped this as a solid 87-88 - the International Jury/Sensory Panel scored this lot an impressive 88.73, making it the highest scoring natural lot ever in Peru. 

Producer Eli Espinoza Soberon
Farm
La Palma
Region Chirinos, Cajamarca
Country Peru
Genetics
Caturra/Bourbon
Drying 35 days Solar Dryer
Fermentation Classic Natural
Altitude 1845 masl

Eli has worked with coffee since he was a teenager, saving to buy his own land and a house, he now lives on a 4 hectare plot in Las Pirias, Chirinos. His hard work puts him in the position where he can now invest in his coffee - with a recent purchase of a Solar Dryer to experiment with drying and natural lots, the team was able to increase his cup score by about 3 points. 

 Aroma & Fragrance Frangipane, fruit cake, vanilla, light florals
Taste & Aftertaste Prominent apple, dried cranberries and berry jam. Milk chocolate and sugar sweetness which cools through guava notes to more delicate white grape. Really bright acidity, light, juicy and elegant - cools well, long finish and good structure.

 

Clean Cup Sweetness
Acidity Mouthfeel Flavour Aftertaste Balance Overall Total
7 6.5 7 6 6 6.5 6.5 6

87.5

Cup of Excellence 2020 - 88.73

 

Origin

Producer Eli Espinoza Soberon
Farm
La Palma
Region Chirinos, Cajamarca
Country Peru

Coffee Specification

Genetics
Caturra/Bourbon
Drying 35 days Solar Dryer
Fermentation Classic Natural
Altitude 1845 masl

About the Farmer

Eli has worked with coffee since he was a teenager, saving to buy his own land and a house, he now lives on a 4 hectare plot in Las Pirias, Chirinos. His hard work puts him in the position where he can now invest in his coffee - with a recent purchase of a Solar Dryer to experiment with drying and natural lots, the team was able to increase his cup score by about 3 points. 

Cup Profile

 Aroma & Fragrance Frangipane, fruit cake, vanilla, light florals
Taste & Aftertaste Prominent apple, dried cranberries and berry jam. Milk chocolate and sugar sweetness which cools through guava notes to more delicate white grape. Really bright acidity, light, juicy and elegant - cools well, long finish and good structure.

 

Cup Score

Clean Cup Sweetness
Acidity Mouthfeel Flavour Aftertaste Balance Overall Total
7 6.5 7 6 6 6.5 6.5 6

87.5

Cup of Excellence 2020 - 88.73