11,81€ – 22,63€
Specialty coffee from Colombia. 250 and 500 g tins.
WHAT TYPE OF ROAST SHOULD I CHOOSE?
Different types of roast allow us to mould the flavour of the coffee. The choice of roast requires consideration of the way in which the coffee will be prepared, as well, of course, as personal tastes and preferences.
A light roast will give a coffee which retains greater complexity of flavour and more acidity, but will sacrifice intensity and body. This is recommended for coffee prepared with a filter or electric coffee makers.
We recommend a medium roast as highly balanced and multifunctional, allowing the greatest number of different forms of preparation without forsaking flavour. Suitable for both espresso machines and filter methods, such as an electric coffee makers, or a moka or Italian coffee maker.
A dark roast, meanwhile, will give greater intensity of flavour, bitterness and body, while losing acidity and complexity of flavour. We recommend this roast for lovers of Italian espresso, with body and intense flavour. We do not recommend such a roast for filter coffee makers, such as electric models.
If you have any queries about our roasts, just write to us at [email protected] for further explanations. Thank you, and enjoy whichever coffee you choose.
COLOMBIA EXCELSO DECAFFEINATED
The Caldas department produces special coffee. At the heart of the Coffee Corridor we find this land, bathed by the River Chinchiná, where the hard-working muleteers, coffee growers, indigenous communities, Afro-Colombians and generations of entrepreneurial coffee producers see to it that the crop flourishes in 25 municipalities, each of which stand out for their care and dedication.
Coffee is the basis of the economy in Caldas, providing the fundamental support for 32,459 families who directly depend on the produce that we enjoy, and that they process in the traditional manner. Today, with the effort of producers and coffee sector institutions, the 25 coffee-growing municipalities of Caldas produce sustainable, certified, single-origin coffees, promoting and showing the world the variety and richness of Caldas’ coffees.
The decaffeination process takes place in the city of Manizales using ethyl acetate (EA) naturally extracted from sugar cane. A natural process which maintains the integrity of the green coffee flavour, and also follows a vertical, integrated supply chain, with growing, processing and even complete decaffeination at source, in Colombia.
Area: Caldas department
Estate: Various estates in the region
Altitude: 1,450 m above sea level
Variety: Arabica – Caturra
Process: Decaffeinated, washed
Decaffeination: Ethyl acetate from sugar cane
Aroma: Light, with hints of honey and white blossom
Flavour: Very sweet coffee with mild malic acidity; medium-bodied with floral notes, a touch of honey, and a finish reminiscent of apple.
A Specialty coffee is defined as any which, following a comprehensive examination and professional tasting, achieves more than 80 points on the SCA (Specialty Coffee Association) scale. We are a little more demanding, and will not accept any coffee that scores below 82 points. Our Q-Grader and the other coffee supply professionals handle the process of this painstaking selection.
All our coffees are produced to order, and delivery times will therefore be approximately 5-6 days. Our prices include VAT.