COLOMBIA EXCELSO HUILA - Italian Extra Dark Coffee

£5.00
SKU ORI-COEXED-BE250
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Huila has a round body, bright acidity, chocolate taste and smooth velvety texture. 

We have selected this coffee as one that can be roasted especially dark: perfect for those who love intense, heavy, dark flavours.


Details:  

Origin: Colombia

Region: Various regions

Altitude: 1,200 to 2,000 m above the sea level

Variety: Caturra, Typica, Bourbon

Harvest Period: September - December

Processed Method: Washed

Aroma: Clean

Flavour: Sweet citrus and rich chocolate

Body: Round

Acidity: Bright

Colombia, known for its high quality coffee, is the second largest producer of coffee in the world and the largest producer of washed Arabica coffee. Colombia exports approximately 12.5 million bags, half to the United States. 
Colombia only produces washed Arabica coffee. There are primarily three varieties grown in Colombia and the coffee is referred to by the region in which is grown. 

Regions and production output

Antioquia - Medellin (18% of total production)
Tolima - Ibaque
Caldas - Manizales (29%)
Valle del Cauca - Cali (13%)
Huila - Neiva (5%)
Cauca - Popayan (4%)
Santander - Bucaramanga

 

Colombian coffee is graded before shipment according to bean size. This particular type is Excelso - screen size 15-16. Excelso is quite large, but smaller than Supremo. Huila region, located in the southern part of Colombia, has all the attributes that are needed to produce an exceptional coffee. Volcanic soils, high altitude, plenty of rainfall and forests that provide shade. Traditional farming methods are still used to produce this world renowned high quality coffee.

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