Cupping Notes: Orange, Cola, Nougat, Dark Chocolate
Description: Medellín, located in the northwestern department of Antioquia, is in the central part of the department, in the Aburrá valley of the Andes. Antioquia is a large department in the northwestern part of Colombia and is known for having many complex microclimates due to its location in the Andes, stretching all the way up to the Caribbean Sea.
Medellin is the 2nd largest city in Colombia (behind Bogota), and this coffee comes from the rural area surrounding the city. Medellin is the birthplace of Colombian coffee and the largest producer in the country.
This lot is an Excelso, meaning it has a screensize of 15-16. The coffee is grown between 1,200 and 1,900 meters above sea level in volcanic soil. They grow a mix of castillo and caturra varieties, and the coffee is fully washed and dried either on patios or on raised beds, depending on the topography and other conditions.