If you are a coffee lover, you have undoubtedly heard about specialty coffee from Colombia. But have you ever wondered what makes it so special? What makes it globally recognized as one of the best coffees in the world?
Colombia is located near the equatorial zone. Our country has three great imposing mountain ranges with spectacular views no matter where you look. These mountain ranges favor the existence of microclimates; Although highly variable, these are characterized by their abundant light during the day, intermittent rains, and very uniform average temperatures (that vary between 18 ° C and 22.5 ° C.).
The Colombian coffee zone is located on the slopes of the mountain ranges, which cross the country from south to north. Following the northern latitude, it's located on the tropic of cancer and covers from 1 ° to 10 ° between an altitude range of 1,000 and 2,000 meters above sea level, thus complementing the air and soil conditions, it becomes exceptionally favorable for these types of crops.
The abundance of microclimates allows the development of countless varieties. All coffee is Arabica, including Typica, Bourbon, Tabi, Caturra, Colombia, Maragogipe, Castillo, among many others that are cultivated to a lesser extent. There are either one or two harvests a year, depending on the region.
Colombian coffees are complex. They cover every range of flavor attributes you can think of, like sweet, fruit, floral, and citrus notes, along with caramel, nutty, chocolate flavors, and many others. Each region offers a different profile, aroma, body, flavor, and texture to the coffee, which makes each cup a unique sensorial experience that, in some cases, remains etched in your memory and perfect for every brewing methods.
Without a doubt, the coffee from our country is unique in the world; once you taste specialty coffee from Colombia, there's no going back. Each subsequent sip of splendid Colombian coffee will transport you to the mountains, the crops "Cafetales," and the fresh mornings with the farmers. It's a coffee that creates a feeling of coziness. It certainly feels like home. Each cup tells a story; each bag of coffee that you take home is the result of the passion and hard work of our farmers, who day in and day out, are in charge of cultivating, managing, and manually selecting the best coffee beans so that your cup is always perfect.
Now that you understand why Colombian coffee is so special, explore these different flavors and sensations. In our store, you will find 100% single origin, micro-lots, Colombian specialty coffees. Better yet, we work with the farmers to increase the quality of their crops and ensure you have an unforgettable experience.
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