Colombia Santa Maria


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This coffee is exclusively sold in New Zealand by Espresso Workshop

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Region: Huila

Sub-Region: Santa Maria

Altitude: 1400 - 1600 meters above sea level

Varietal: Castillo

Process: Fully Washed

Sizes: 250g / 1kg

Flavours of: Red Apple, Chocolate, Honeysuckle


This coffee is produced by smallholders in Santa Maria, Huila. Their farms are located near Nevado del Huila National Park, a park with an active volcano whose eruptions have deposited nutrient-rich soil in the surrounding area.

Colombia has been producing and exporting coffee renowned for their full body, bright acidity and rich aftertaste, since the early 19th Century. Colombia boasts a wide range of climates and geographic conditions that, in turn, produce their own unique flavours in coffee. This also means that harvest times can vary quite a bit. In fact, between all its different regions, Colombia produces fresh crop nearly all year round.

The increasing focus on the specialty industry is changing the way traders and farmers do business. It is becoming more common for farmers to isolate the highest quality beans in their lots to market separately. These higher quality lots are often sold under specific brands or stories.