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Colombia La Virgen Coffee

(earns 40 Taste Points)
Quick Details
Flavours: Chocolate & Sugars Fruits Nuts & Spice
Notes: Almond & Praline Apple Fudge & Toffee Tangerine & Orange
Origin(s): Colombia
Smooth
Brightness of Flavours
Crisp
Smooth & Gentle
Thin
Mouthfeel
Heavy
Full Bodied & Rich
Balance of Flavours
Well Balanced
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Does this include caffeine? Yes, this product contains caffeine
Is this coffee available as pre-ground? Yes, pre-ground options available
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Colombia La Virgen Coffee

Sweet, succulent and equally delicious on many a different coffee brewer. Creamy butterscotch like flavours lead onto orange citrus, stewed apple and roasted almond like flavours. 

The dramatic and lush green rolling hills of the Huila region in the south west of Colombia are home to some truly amazing coffees. They are also home to some amazing small farmers, almost always small scale with farms usually only one or two hectares in size. 

Working collectively has been one of the ways that these small producers have gained visibility and a repuation for producing delicious, consistent coffee. Grupo Asociativo Villa Esperanza is one of these co-ops.  Blossoming from the orginal four members of 2003 to just over 100 today they sell their coffee as 'La Virgen', recognition of their hometown Gauadalupe's original 18th century name.

The flavour profile of La Virgen personifies all that is delcious about Huila coffees.  Sweetness and orange-like citrus sit harmoniously with the ever appealing flavours of butterscotch, stewed apple, roasted almond and cranberry rolling across the palate.  We've stretched the length of this roast to focus more on balance and caramelisation.  This raises the percieved sweetness, balances the citrus and opens up lots of options for brewing at home with different machines, or for serving with milk.

  • Flavours: Creamy butterscotch like flavours lead onto orange citrus, stewed apple and roasted almond like flavours.
  • Origin:  Guadalupe Municipality, Huila Department, Colombia
  • Producer: 100 Members of the Grupo Asociativo Villa Esperanza
  • Varietal: Caturra, Colombia, and Castillo
  • Process: Fully Washed
  • Altitude: 1500 – 1900 metres above sea level
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