Panama Kotowa 1350 Washed (200g)
Altitude: 1300 – 1400 masl
Tasting Notes: Orange peel and milk chocolate, aromatic and medium body
Kotowa, meaning “mountain” in the language of the indigenous Ngobe community, is an organization that consistently produces some of the highest quality coffees in Panama. The Kotowa coffee produced in an area surrounded by mountains and a volcano in the region of Boquete. The estates are named after the owner’s grandfather Alexander Duncan Macintyre who started the coffee growing business in the region in the early 1900’s.
This farm is managed based on ecological principles and no herbicides or pesticides are used. Instead, compost prepared to compensate soil acidity is used. Nitrogen, phosphorus, calcium and magnesium are also incorporated in fertilization, especially during the ripening process of the cherries, as they are important in the development of flavours chocolate cup. During harvest, the cherries are 100% hand picked and depulped with modern equipment after.
The traceability managment allows to trace all the coffee that is procces in the mill, each lot has their own code in order to be traced.