From rainforests, to mountaintops like the Andes mountain range and sitting close to the equator, there’s no doubt this combination creates the perfect climate for growing coffee, making Colombia one of the world’s best producers.
Tolima is bordered by Huila and Cauca in the south, a region particularly associated with quality coffees known for their higher acidity and distinctive cup profiles that include fruit and caramel notes.
Contraband’s Colombia Tolima Yellow Caturra is sourced from family-owned farms in the area made up of about 30 people associated with 100 Anos – a producer known for its ongoing training that helps produce high quality caturra coffee.
Flavor Profile: baking spices, mild cocoa. The sweetness of this cup comes from citrus flavors like oranges and stonefruit. The taste of custard, burnt sugar lingers. Very refined cup, with complex aftertaste of caramel.
Region: Herrera and Las Juntas, Rioblanco, Tolima, Colombia
Altitude: 1600- 2000 meters
Process: Fully washed and dried inside solar dryers that provide protection from the rain.