India Pearl Estate Monsoon Malabar (2022)

Clove and chocolate, very clean, typical monsooned profile
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Bag Weight 50 KG BAG
Harvest Season 2021/22
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Lot Number P8001840-5
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About This Coffee

This AA Monsoon Malabar coffee is from Pearl Estate near Javali in the Western Ghats region.

Origin India
Subregion Javali, Western Ghats
Harvest Season 2021/22
Producer Type Single Estate
Farm Name Pearl Estate
Processing Washed
Processing Description Washed and 'monsooned'
Plant Species Arabica
Screen Size 18 Up
Bag Weight 50 KG BAG

The Region

Pearl Estate is located near the Javali region in Chikmagalur at an elevation of 975 - 1,220masl. The estate is nestled in the misty valleys of the Western Ghats, southern India. This region is considered as one the best places in India to grow specialty coffees due to the mountainous terrain, rich soils and tropical climate . Mr. Ravindra who owns the estate is an enthusiastic grower with a notable drive for excellence.

The Process

Monsooned Malabar is a dry processed coffee that has been exposed post drying to 3 to 4 months of moisture from the monsoon winds and rain, historically at the port of Malabar. The process is designed to mimmick the exposure the coffee would have received whislt in transit on clippers in transit to Europe. The process swells and makes the bean turn a unique pale colour. At specialist drying yards, with raking, turning and ventilating, this process can be well managed and give consistency to the monsoon profile flavours and profile of caramel and syrupy body associated with this process.

  • Subregion Javali, Western Ghats
  • Farm Name Pearl Estate
  • Producer Type Single Estate
  • Processing Washed
  • Processing Description Washed and 'monsooned'
  • Plant Species Arabica
  • Min Growing Altitude 950m
  • Max Growing Altitude 1250m
  • Screen Size 18 Up
  • On Sale Yes
  • Top Lot No
  • Price Per Kg €8.00
  • Status Spot
  • Coffee Grade IND CA NAT MON MAL AA
  • CTRM Contract Number P8001840-5
  • Origin India
  • Warehouse Vollers Hamburg