The Department of Nariño is located in the southwest of Colombia, just above the equator and on the border with Ecuador. The region is strikingly mountainous and boasts no fewer than five volcanoes.
This coffee was, grown on the slopes of the ‘Las Galeras’ volcano. The soils have benefited from the volcanic compounds that have been produced over time.
Fermentation can range between 12 up to 48 hours. Luckily, Nariño is blessed with some of the best drying conditions in the country due to the micro-climate and high altitude of the region, providing lower relative humidity, more wind and more sunny days than other areas of the country
Altitude: 2200 masl*
Varietal: Caturra, Castillo + Colombia
Processing: Washed, dried open and on covered patios
Cup Profile: Chocolate, berries and gentle acidity
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– Information courtesy of Mercanta
*Metres above sea level