GUEST BLOG / By La Colombe Coffee Roasters--Yunnan has long been known for its fertile highlands, which produce some of the most delicate and flavorful teas in China. Now, producers have begun to utilize these lush green mountains to create rich and complex coffee with soft nut and honey flavors.
This paradigm-shifting selection from one of the most beautiful agricultural centers in the world establishes China as a producer of refined and dynamic coffees.
Producers Li Guangyun and his wife Nanuo have accomplished this incredible breakthrough by utilizing strict quality control methods and by working closely with harvesters to ensure that only ripe and flavorful cherries are produced. The resulting cup displays a dynamic honey-like sweetness balanced by earthy tea flavors and a touch of fruit. A new coffee drinking experience that marks a new era for Chinese coffee.
PRODUCERS: Li Guangyun and Li Nanuo
REGION: Fuyan County, Yunnan Province
PROCESS: Fully Washed
ALTITUDE: 1,500 - 1,600 M
CUPPING NOTES: Clover Honey, Quince, Black Tea
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