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Augusto Calle. Peru

Producer: Augusto Calle

Farm: Finca El Higueron

Region: Huabal, Cajamarca

Process: Washed

Varietal: Caturra, Yellow Caturra

Altitude: 1930 masl


Augusto Calle is a producer member of the cooperative Lima Coffees, and he owns and operates the 3-hectare farm El Higueron. There are 2 hectares of coffee planted on the land, about 7,600 trees of Caturra and Yellow Caturra grown under shade. The coffee is picked ripe and depulped the following day, then fermented dry for 25 hours before being washed three times with pure water to remove the fruit mucilage. The coffee is then spread in parabolic driers or on a wooden roof and is dried for 15–20 days, depending on the climate and temperature.

Augusto Calle. Peru

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