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Colombia Jairo Arcila Festive Mandarin Washed Coffee (Micro-Lot)

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Chocolates And Sugars Flavours / Notes
Chocolate & SugarsChoc & Sugars
Citrus And Floral Flavours / Notes
Citrus & Floral
Fruity Flavours / Notes
Cherry Marmalade Milk Chocolate Tangerine & Orange
Flavours & Notes
Quick Details
Origin(s): Colombia
Brightness of Flavours
Balanced & Pleasing
Smooth & Gentle
Full Bodied
Creamy & Silky
Full Bodied & Rich
Medium Balanced
Balance of Flavours
Well Balanced
Coffee Specification
Roast Profile: Omniroasted for both filter and espresso
Processing Method: Washed
Cupping Score: You can score this one...
More Information
Does this include caffeine? Yes, this product contains caffeine
Is this coffee available as pre-ground? Yes, pre-ground options available
Are there any specific product benefits? 100% Recyclable or Compostable
Colombia Jairo Arcila Festive Mandarin Washed Coffee (Micro-Lot)

Alongside our core range of blends and seasonal single origins, we love to try experimental coffees to see where the future of specialty coffee might be heading. With this unique offering we take a look into the technique of flavour infusion.

Jairo Arcila is a producer we have enjoyed excellent coffees from before, but this time is a little different. The cherries are harvested as usual for a washed coffee but then during the second fermentation and the drying stage the coffee is mixed with mandarin skin. Jairo also grows mandarin oranges on his farm so this was almost an inevitable experiment for a forward-thinking producer looking for his next experimental idea.

The resulting cup of coffee has the expected quality of a washed Colombian from Jairo Arcila with delicious chocolatey undertones, but the mandarin processing gives it an incredible marmalade-like quality; smooth and sweet with a lingering mandarin finish. Make sure you get hold of some of these unusual and interesting beans while they are still available; this kind of experimental coffee is limited in supply and won’t be around for long.  

  • Expect notes of Mandarin, Chocolate, Panela
  • Location: Colombia
  • Region: Armenia, Quindio
  • Grower: Jairo Arcila
  • Altitude: 1,200 – 1,350 masl
  • Variety: Castillo
  • Process: Mandarin Washed
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