$40.00 – $110.00
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About this coffee
NOTES: SUCCULENT TROPICAL FRUITS, BRIGHT NOTES OF MELON AND RIPE PLUMS, RED GRAPE WITH A LINGERING LIGHT CITRUS AND BITTERSWEET COCOA.
This coffee is grown at Finca La Estrella, which is managed and owned by Jairo Ivan Lopez. La Estrella is a family coffee farm located in Pijao, Quindio, 20km away from Armenia, which is part of the coffee triangle, the coffee plantation of 13,000 coffee trees has been passed down passed from generation to generation. The Volcanic soil and high altitudes with warm days and cold nights are the perfect growing conditions for outstanding coffee. Jairo Ivan Lopez, was a civil engineer who lives in Armenia, Quindio.
Jairo decided to make a bet in specialty coffee by planting Gesha in two different farms in Pijao, Quindio and Java on one farm in Buenavista, Quindio. After trying a Natural Gesha from Panama, Jairo Ivan decided to devote the rest of his life to specialty coffee. He continually working on improving the drying and fermentation process and only strictly picking the ripest cherries. The results have continued to improve year after year.Colombian Coffee took a hit as far as gross production numbers due to Covid 19. Colombia is predicted to produce about 14 Million bags of coffee this year. Almost 50% of Colombia’s Coffee goes to the USA. One interesting fact of Covid is that Colombia is now resorting to more speciality coffee picking styles due to a shortage of labour. Colombian coffee is about 70% produced on smallhold farms of less than 5ha