Kerehaklu Estate Lot Murrel [Snakehead Naturals] [Filter Roast] [Microlot]
Tasting notes: Plum, Mango, Grapefruit
Farmer - Thipaiah Family
Location - Chikmagalur, KN
Elevation - 1165m
Varietal - SL 6
Block name - Onti Kallu Patte
Block details - Plenty of old jackfruit and fig in the canopy, as well as some areca (betel) nut, with gajje lime in the understory.
Soil - Good microbial activity, blackish-red and high water retention.
Biodiversity - High fungal diversity, block frequented by elephants in summer and monsoon.
Brix at harvest - 24
Process - Snakehead Naturals.
Fermentation - 62 hours, anoxic, underwater.
Details - After float removal and sorting, fruits are immersed in fresh spring water in barrels with lids closed to avoid exchange at the surface of the water.
Drying - In Parabola on raised beds.
Raking on raised beds - By hand every 30 mins.
Ageing - In jute, off the ground.
Weight - 250gm / 1kg