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Aromas del Sur

Aromas del Sur

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Tastes of Caramel, milk chocolate, orange.
medium roast
Caturra

Aromas del Sur is a collective of coffee producing farms located in Palestina, Huila, north west region of Colombia, nearly 300km from the capital Bogota. The founding members created the group in 2013 to harness the full potential of Colombian speciality coffee growing in the region. Aromas del Sur now has 73 active members enrolled. Farm sizes average around 6 hectares with altitudes starting at 1,400m and going as high as 1,970m above sea level.

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Countries of origin Colombia
Producer Aromas del Sur Co-operative
Altitude 1400 - 1970m
Varietal Caturra
Process Washed

The producers

Aromas del Sur is a collective of coffee producing farms located in Palestina, Huila, north west region of Colombia, nearly 300km from the capital Bogota. The founding members created the group in 2013 to harness the full potential of Colombian speciality coffee growing in the region. Aromas del Sur now has 73 active members enrolled. Farm sizes average around 6 hectares with altitudes starting at 1,400m and going as high as 1,970m above sea level.

TheĀ coffee

This fully washed coffee, grows between 1,400 and 1,900m. This coffee is a perfectly balanced offering with milk chocolate sweetness,Ā caramelĀ and pleasantĀ orangeĀ notes that breathe life into the cup.

The varieties commonly found on the farms in this region are; Caturra, Colombia, Castillo, Tipica, Red Bourbon, Pink Bourbon, and Tabi.

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Why we love it

Jennifer
Tea Specialist

When I first started, Colombia was one of the first coffees I tried, and it's buttery aroma and sweetness won me over.

Jennifers's Brew Guide

Espresso
In: 18g
Out: 31-33g
Time: 24-26s
V60
In: 18g
Water: 305g
Ratio: 1:17

As an espresso, expect bags of caramel and a long sweet finish.

Aromas del Sur

The harvest starts in October and peak harvest takes place in November.Ā Members harvest and mill their coffee, which involves selective hand picking of the ripe cherries, fermenting the coffee and drying it to approximately 11% moisture content.

Most producers mill and dry the coffee at their own farms before transferring it to the Aromas Del Sur warehouse. The warehouse itself functions as a storage place for parchment coffee and also has a well-equipped cupping lab for quality control.

Each lot is cupped when it arrives toĀ guarantee consistent quality. Aromas del Sur even has its own ā€œUniversidad del CafĆ©ā€ (Coffee University) where knowledge is shared on agricultural practices, commercial strategy and of course, ensuring excellent quality.

Read more about Colombia coffees

Colombian Coffee

Colombia has been producing and exporting coffees renowned for their full body and bright acidity since the early 19th century. Thanks to its wide range of coffee growing regions, microclimates, and altitudes, Colombia is harvesting throughout the year.

Colombia boasts a wide range of microclimates and geographical conditions that produce the unique flavours so loved in Colombian coffees. While there are many sub-regions and progressively smaller geographical designationsā€”all the way down to individual farmsā€”broadly speaking, coffees in Colombia can be separated into three major regions whose climate, soils and altitudes affect tastes.

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