Confesor Ticillahuanca

Finca Churupampa

We find flavours of wild raspberry, blackcurrant, treacle

Body     Acidity

We’re thrilled to introduce our very first coffee from Peru.

Confesor Tizillahuanca is one of the 30 farmers who make up Finca Churupampa in the region of San Ignacio, Cajamarca.

Confesor has been growing coffee all his life, and five years ago he decided to change focus to specialty coffee because he wanted to improve his life and the quality of his farm.

Since then, his higher quality crops have earned better prices and he has been able to invest more on his farm and infrastructure. This way, he says he can deliver a better product to final consumers of his crop.

Finca Churupampa was started in 2011 with the aim of creating a model of sustainable, organic, integral, and productive coffee farms. Now made up of more than 30 coffee growing families who share in that goal, and together produce the best coffee in the region. They have educated their members to improve their farming practices, drying processes, and infrastructure.

This year our sourcing partner Caravela’s education team is partnering with the technical team at Finca Churupampa to develop a long-term sustainability strategy, to further improve their specialty production areas, and to foster community support groups for all 30 families that are part of Finca Churupampa.

We hope this is the first of many years we’re able to share coffee from these quality and sustainability-focused growers.


All the images and information about this coffee and its producers have been kindly shared by the importer, Caravela, and edited by us, Sample Coffee (unless linked to or credited otherwise).

Resting beans inside the sealed bag helps develop peak flavours and acidity

Learn how long and why you should wait in our brewing window recommendations.

Try our brew recipes and videos

Our brewguide recipes are easy to follow and designed to bring the best out of our coffee.


To brew on espresso, we recommend using 20g of beans (dose) to get 60g of espresso out (yield), during 24-28 seconds.

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View the how to brew espresso (single origin) guide.


To brew in infusion/fed brewers (V60, Chemex) use a ratio of 1:16.7 ratio of beans:water.

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View full recipes and videos in our brewguides


To brew in immersion brewers (plunger, AeroPress, Kalita, batch brewer) we recommend using a 1:14.3 ratio of beans:water

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View full recipes and videos in our brewguides


To brew as cold brew we recommend using a 1:12 ratio of beans:water

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Confesor Ticillahuanca






1800m above sea level


Caturra, Bourbon, Typica, and Catuai




December 2017





Tasting notes

Wild raspberry, blackcurrant, treacle

Roast style


Map showing location of Peru Confesor Ticillahuanca Finca Churupampa


Bourbon varietal

A natural mutation of the Typica varietal, Bourbon is named after Reunion Island (then known as Il Bourbon) where the French cultivated the Typica plants which naturally mutated.

Catuai varietal

Created by the Instituto Agronomico do Campinas in Brasil, Catuai is a hybrid varietal between Caturra and Mundo Novo.

Caturra varietal

Caturra is a natural mutation of Bourbon that was originally discovered in Brazil in 1937, considered to be the first naturally occurring mutation ever discovered.

Typica varietal

Considered to be one of the ‘genus’ varietals from which all other varietals have mutated from

The location

Coffee from Peru

Peru is well suited to coffee cultivation and production, given its high altitude and climate.

The Cajamarca region of Peru

The region is named after it’s capital city, Cajamarca. Comprises the northern area of Peru and the Peruvian Andes

Farm processes

Washed process

Machines are used to remove the flesh from the coffee cherry before being fermented in water, washed again, and finally sun dried. This process tends to result in more distinct, cleaner flavours.

Coffee delivery: coffee in resealable bag and farm information card

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