Indonesia Sulawesi Toraja Sapan Minanga TP G1

Demonstrated in its delicate earthiness and rich body, Sapan Minanga has long been recognized as one of the premium coffees grown on the island of Sulawesi. This sub-region of Tana Toraja produces only about 60,000 bags per harvest.

In the highlands of Sulawesi—one of Indonesia's largest islands—the Toraja region boasts a breathtaking landscape with rice paddies stretching out to the slopes of high mountain ridges. Elaborate architectures feature beautiful carvings, and unique cultural customs attract tourists from around the world.

Toraja is situated in a mountainous area that's lush in flora and fauna, with iron-rich soil and a cool, comfortable climate at about 1,800 masl. Its climate and rich, volcanic soil make up a perfect environment for cultivating coffee beans.

The development of the Toraja region has historically and politically been influenced by coffee trading, since it arrived in the 1850s. Today, coffee remains a highly valued commodity in Indonesia. The majority is still grown on family-owned plots by independent smallholders who harvest the cherry and process it using traditional techniques.

Cupping notes: Clean earthy notes, dark chocolate, walnuts, strawberry; smooth, sweet body, citrus acidity.

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