Colombia Las Brisas 12 oz

Colombia Las Brisas
Altitude: 1500-1900 meters 
Varietal: Caturra
Tasting Notes: cherry, chestnut, peach
Process: Washed 
Las Brisas is comprised of 49 small coffee growers from the Rioblanco Municipality in the Department of Tolima, producing only 1700 bags of green coffee annually. The growing area is famous for its steep mountains, abundant water and deep valleys that create the perfect recipe for agriculture. Between those high mountains, wind tends to blow year round up from the Rioblanco River and through the coffee fields filling the air with sweet fragrances. Las Brisas is the Spanish word for Breeze, which sums up what’s like to be a coffee grower in the region.
 
These growers have made great leaps to consistently produce high quality coffee, and continue to seek out ways to improve. Each farm has a micro-mill for traditional washing methods, and either a green-house or roof type drying patios for fully sun-dried coffee. Shade is provided by plantain, chachafruto, guamo, and nogal trees - providing approximately 40% shade cover. They work really hard using techniques like: slow drying with breeze, manual defect removal, specialized tree care, long fermentation processes, picking mature cherries, better beneficios, and investing back into farm infrastructure.
 
The cup is complex and rich with layers of fruit, chocolate depth, and a sweet finish.
 
This coffee was purchased from a fellow B-Corp company, Caravela Coffee Importers, who source high quality coffee from small-holder farmers in eight Latin American countries, providing roasters around the world with the opportunity to buy great tasting coffee and build long-term relationships with quality minded producers whilst making an impact at origin.
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