About Bourbon coffee variety
Bourbon coffee plant variety has its origins in the 17th century when the Sultan of the lands of Yemen gave the King of France some coffee trees that came from Bourbon Island. Thus, giving its name to this variety, which is a French colony occupied in 1638 These plants were taken to French colonies in America, being distributed throughout the globe.
Currently, Bourbon seeds are present in Rwanda, Latin America and Burundi. It is one of the variations known in its beginnings, which is why it has been transformed into other types of extended seeds, generating many more types with the passage of time. At present it is produced in Brazil and with varieties of different colors, which are pink, yellow and red, the latter being the common one.
Regarding the notes of the Bourbon coffee varietal, we must mention that its taste is very similar to vanilla and being a starting fruit, it shows some notes that resemble chocolate, spicy and some traces of citric acid from medium to high, through a medium dense body. With a floral and caramel fragrance and scent.
Bourbon seeds are known for being a very good quality coffee, with a standard yield and sweet flavors with hints of chocolate and caramel with a touch of nuts, and for its cultivation it is necessary that it be grown in at least 1 or 2 kilometers high. It has a rather special rarity, and its characteristics make it unique, so trying a style of this coffee will be a real delight to our palate.
This variety is one of the best that we can find in the coffee industry, so if a Bourbon is within our reach, it should not be wasted.
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