La Plata

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SKU: RTLCOF055-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-1 Category:

Description

Please note that all orders are roasted on Tuesdays and Thursdays and ship on the following day.

Origin: Huila, Colombia

Elevation: 1,800-2,000 MASL

Producer: Various
Varietals: Caturra, Colombia, & Castillo
Processing: Washed

Flavor Notes: Honeycrisp Apple, Milk Chocolate, Caramel

La Plata, a history-rich town in Huila, acts as an economic hub for the region. Roads crawl up the steep surrounding slopes from the town center into the coffee growing hills that encircle it. The farms here range from a few thousand trees, to ~15,000 trees over 2-3 acres, almost all owned by individual families. Pergamino, an exporter that will be familiar to those familiar with our coffees, oversees the collection of these lots so they can be washed, fermented, and dried at the regional processing station.

Lots from 3-4 day’s worth of harvesting are fermented together, washed, and allowed to dry on raised beds under tarps down to target moisture targets. The extra fermentation time allows for more complexity and sweetness to develop, which comes through as a nice full bodied, chocolatey-rich, pleasantly acidic roasted coffee. 

Additional information

Weight .75 lbs
Dimensions 5 × 3 × 3.75 in
Bag Size

5lb Bulk Bag, 12oz Retail Bag