LILIANA CABALLERO - NORTE DE SANTANDER - GESHA , 340g-12oz
The collection is carried out manually, selecting fruits at the optimal degree of ripeness. Its fermentation in cherry varies between 25 and 35 hours anaerobically and aerobically, then the skin of the cherries is removed to start its fermentation in parchment with yeasts from its pulp for 70-80 hours.
Initially, the coffee is left for 36 hours in the silo and then moved to solar drying for 30 days. The coffee is stored for 3 months to help stabilize it and reduce the astringency of freshness.
NOTES: . Fragrance and aroma of ripe mango, vanilla, and honey
In 2006, it was acquired by its current owner, Liliana Caballero Rojas, and her family. She, a Santanderean daughter of peasant parents dedicated to agriculture, saw coffee growing as her life project, to provide a better well-being for her family and the people who work permanently or during the harvest season for HACIENDA CASABLANCA.
Her vision as a professional in administration and finance helped to add value to her coffee plantations, achieving planning, with renewal of the old coffee plants, to annual plantings, which include varieties such as Castillo, Colombia, Tabi, Geisha, and Pink Bourbon. In 2008, with the help of the Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia, she achieved her Rainforest Alliance certificate, from which she won her first prize, at the fair held in the Municipality of Socorro (Santander). And the First place in the YARA CHAMPION PROGRAM National Cup Contest, year 2016 with a score of 89.48; finalists YARA CHAMPION years 2017 and 2018; Winners of the Chamber of Commerce Clúster Challenge “Special Green Coffee Challenge years 2022 and 2023” with the gesha variety.
Winners of the 770 exporter challenge program with the Chamber of Commerce Active and outstanding members of the Santander Coffee Clúster, denominations that stand out in Casablanca for its positioning in coffees of excellent quality, with varietals and Honey, Natural, and traditional washed processes.
Her greatest motivation, the love for coffee, makes her and her family live a dream that becomes a reality every day with dedication and love in each grain harvested at HACIENDA CASABLANCA.