DB Naturals Ratnagiri Estate (Med Profile)
Clean varietal character in the final cup with Sparkling Acidity & Sweet Afternotes. Single Farmer LOT.
|Based on Sensory Evaluation||Green Apple, Pineapples, Sweet Chocolate afternotes along with sparkling acidity & Juicy Texture.
|Roast Profile||A medium roast with variable drum speed, 207-9° Drop with a DTR of 15% and an overall roast time of 9 Minutes.|
|Minimum resting period||Filter 10 Days | Espresso 14 Days|
|A song that pairs well|
Suitable for all Brew Methods. Ideal as French Press, Pourover & Aeropress.
Roaster thoughts :
Naturals have always been one of the best coffees to brew for their sweet flavor profile. On the contrary to create a profile that will extract the sweetness and right balance of flavours is an intricate process. The roast profiles were created between light to medium roasts with variable drum speeds, but cupping of coffees is where it got a lot more complex. We cupped coffees as usual after 72 hours but with unsatisfactory results and hence went on to cup them consecutively until the 10th day when we were blow away by the sweetness, mouthfeel and the dry aroma of the coffee. A slow roasted medium roast is what ended up becoming the final profile for this LOT from Ratnagiri Estate.
About the Estate :
Ratnagiri International is a proud estate located in the Baba Budangiri Hills of Chikmagalur. It is renowned in our country and also beyond our geographical borders for its focus, vision and dedication to coffee processing. LOTS produced by this estate have been consistently scoring high and have always surpassed its pre-cursors.