Episode 708

Think Oreo! Milk chocolate and creamy sweetness is balanced by a delicate white grape note before a shoulder of caramel slides into the finish.

Think Oreo! Milk chocolate and creamy sweetness is balanced by a delicate white grape note before a shoulder of caramel slides into the finish.

  • Country: Bolivia
  • Department: Santa Cruz
  • Province: Florida
  • Municipality: Samaipata
  • Farm: Floripondio
  • Altitude: 1,710 m.a.s.l.
  • Coffee growing area: 47.29 hectares
  • Owners: Rodriguez family
  • Processing method: Washed
  • Varietals: Caturra

Cupping Notes

Oreo, milk chocolate, white grape, caramel

  • Clean cup (1–8): 6
  • Sweetness (1–8): 7
  • Acidity (1–8): 6
  • Mouthfeel (1–8): 6.5
  • Flavour (1–8): 6.5
  • Aftertaste (1–8): 6
  • Balance (1–8): 6.5
  • Overall (1–8): 6
  • Correction (+36): +36
  • Total: (max. 100): 86.5

Roasting Information

Medium-dark - slow it down a little in the gap to get good development and accentuate the sweet chocolate and caramel notes, but don't let this get into more than the very first pops of second.

Finca Floripondio

Finca Floripondio is one of the more recent farms to be planted near Samaipata in Santa Cruz by the Rodriguez family. They've been experimenting with growing coffee in a region that's not at all known for coffee production, and they've been getting amazing results!