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La Colombia

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(1 customer review)

This limited edition lot was specifically hand selected before then being taken down to the farm hacineda where it went through a second additional picking phase by a specialist team of local women. The coffee was then taken to raised African beds where it was dried for 15 – 20 days at a temperature of 35c until the moisture reached 11%.

  • Country: Colombia
  • Region: Antioquia
  • Town: Ciudad Bolivar
  • Altitude: 1,400 – 2,050 metres above sea level
  • Varietal: Maragogype
  • Processing: Natural 
  • Farmer: Vasquez Family

IN THE CUP: MANGO | NUTMEG | TOFFEE 

 

BREW GUIDE:

Espresso

  1. 19g in
  2. 40g out
  3. in 30 – 35 seconds                                                                                      

Cafetiere

  1. 60g per litre
  2. Steep for 4 minutes 
  3. Stir and scoop off the crust
  4. Wait a further minute for grounds to settle
  5. Either pour slowly without plunging using the lid as a filter or
  6. Gently push the plunger the bottom and pour slowly.
  7. ENJOY YOUR COFFEE

 

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Description

LA COLOMBIA, COLOMBIA

The Farmers

Finca La Colombia is part of the Cafe Lumbus family who own and run 5 farms in and around Ciudad Bolivar located in the Antioquia. They are focused on producing specialty and high end coffees from this region with attention to all aspects of including the environment and social aspects of their business.

The Farm

The farm in total is 130 hectares has but only 65 hectares are used for coffee production. 30 ha are woodland and another 40 ha at the top of the farm protected nature reserve for the native species and water source. There are 120 families who depend on this water source from the reserve. The farm is fertilised with organic compounds as the main source of amino acids, to increase the productivity and quality of crops. They also implement the planting of leguminous crops by the coffees trees to help fix nitrogen in the soil.

On the farm they plant the varieties Caturra, Castillo, Maragogype, Gesha, Bourbon Rosado, Bourbon Cidra and Papayo. As well as having an exotic nursery, they are also experimenting with different processing methods from washed through to carbonic maceration.

This Maragogype Lot

This limited edition lot is a maragogype lot that was specifically hand selected before then being taken down to the farm hacineda where it goes through a second additional picking phase by a specialist team of local women. The coffee is then taken to raised African beds where it is dried for 15 – 20 days at a temperature of 35c until the moisture reaches 11%.

Additional information

Weight N/A
Grind Option

Whole Beans, Espresso, Stove Top, Filter, Cafetiere, Aeropress

Size

250g, 1KG

1 review for La Colombia

  1. ronnie (verified owner)

    This is the best coffee I have had in a long time. I tend to favour coffee’s with a chocolate note and this definitely delivers.

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