Region: Jerico, Antioquia
Varietal: Castillo & Dos Mil
Farm: El Balcon
Farmer: Adrian Porras
Altitude: 1900 M
Certification: Direct Trade
Cupping Notes: Brown Sugar, Buttery, Strawberry Lemonade
Recommended Roast: City+ to Full City+
Good For: Good for espresso, full immersion, auto-drip, pour overs.
Description: The coffee at El Balcon is washed for 13-15 hours. Pickers are paid a premium to pick only ripe cherries.
Antioquia is the second-biggest producing region in Colombia, making the zone a large and well-known area. Antioquia has two dry seasons and two wet seasons every year: it’s dry from December to February and June to September; it’s wet March to May and September to November. This leads to two harvest seasons.