Uil Department (Huila) one of the main coffee producing departments of Colombia...
Taste profile: pure coffee with the aroma of stone fruit, caramel, red apple, juicy, sweet, complex acidity, dense, juicy, rounded body, notes of red plum, citrus, red apple on the palate and aftertaste of almonds, cane sugar and dried fruits.
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Colombia is the world's third largest producer of coffee and the second largest producer of Arabica grown on the slopes of the Andes. Main regions: Armenia, Medellin, Tolima, Caldas, Kindia, Cauca, Popayan, Nariño, Huila, Antioquia. The climate in the lowland areas is humid tropical, in the mountains at an altitude of more than 1200 meters above sea level, the temperature during the day varies from 18 to 24 ° C. The rainy season lasts from April to July and from October to November. Soils are rich in minerals, volcanic.
The berries for this lot were collected from small farms located in the municipality of Ancuya, Nariño region. The height of growth of trees varies from 1890 to 2020 meters above sea level. The berries were processed in a washed manner; fermentation time ranged from 12 to 15 hours; drying time - from 8 to 13 days. The area of the municipality is 37 sq. kilometers. The municipality of Ancuya was officially founded in 1534 by Franciscan monks, and the culture of the region was shaped by the fusion of the traditions of the Spanish conquerors and the indigenous peoples. In addition to coffee, the municipality also grows potatoes, for which it is known throughout Colombia, sycamore, yucca, peanuts, limes and avocados, and of course sugar cane, from which panela is made - unrefined cane sugar. For many farmers in this region, sugarcane cultivation is the main source of income. The region is irrigated by the Guaitara River, which separates the municipality from the neighboring municipalities of Consaca and Sandona Sandona.
Azahar Coffee Company is engaged in sourcing and exporting Specialty quality Colombian coffee and promoting it in the domestic market. The company works with small farmers, mid-sized farmers, cooperatives and coffee growers' associations in the main coffee departments of Colombia. CompanyAzahar coffeehas developed a system of bonus payments to farmers (from 1,000,000 to 1,400,000 Colombian pesos per hag), which allows them to be confident in their welfare and future. HaveAzahar coffeehas its own roaster in Quindio and two coffee shops in Bogota.