Region: Jerico, Antioquia
Varietal: Dos Mil, Castillo
Farm: Tierra Santa
Farmer: Don Mario Estrada
Certification: Direct Trade, UTZ
Cupping Notes:Dark Chocolate, Maple, Subtle Dried Fruit, Sweet
Description:Don Mario comes from generations of coffee farmers in his family, but had left the town of Jerico to pursue a degree in Engineering in Medellin. He retired as an Economist from one of Colombia’s principal banks and returned to Jerico with his wife, Liliana, to start coffee farming. He and his wife live happily in Jerico, Antioquia and are dedicated to their farm.
Don Mario is passionate about the quality of his coffee and sustainability. Mario has achieved RFA and UTZ certification for his 3 hectare farm. Don Mario proudly displays his large collection of brewing equipment and tastes as many different coffees as he can get his hands on! Mario is incredibly friendly and welcoming and takes great pride in his entire operation. Try roasting Don Mario’s amazing coffee and let us know what you think!