- Origin: Finca Monique, Colombia
- Farm: Luis Gonzaga Ordonez' farm
- Altitude: 2,000m
- Varietal: Caturra, Castillo
- Process: Fully washed
- Milk-based drinks
Located in the Huila region of San Agustin in the Colombian Andes, the biodiverse Colombian Massif region provides the perfect location for coffee growth.
Grown some 2000 metres above sea-level, with 14 rivers converging into one centralised site, this geographic trait proves excellent for farmers.
Providing access to water irrigation, unique rainfall patterns and extremely high altitudes.
Finca Monique is owned by Luis Gonzaga Ordnonez, who has specialised in managing coffee associations in the Southern Huila region for the past decade.
Luis’ modest 5 hectare farm, in the La Plata municipality, even includes its own washing mill and drying station, with the coffee being milled, processed and dried separately on raised beds to produce the best batch possible.
The second largest coffee producing nation, Colombia is the largest producer of washed Arabica coffee, with annual production ranging from 12 to 15 million bags weighing 70 kilograms each.
Such is the strength of the Colombian coffee right now, this delicate cup goes toe-to-toe with any of the South American powerhouses best with peach notes resulting in a pleasantly fruity brew.
Standing up against just about any coffee from any nation, this is must buy for enthusiasts looking for a rounded cup.
This coffee creates a balanced and delicate cup with juicy fresh fruit notes, most notably grapes and honey that really shines as an espresso.
Suitable for all types of brewing methods thanks to its versatility.
We would suggest that this coffee be served as an espresso, with delicate fresh fruity notes, this really does shine as an espresso without need for milk.