Colombia Funky Fruity Phoenix Natural Espresso
Remember your first time? You’ll never forget. Maybe it was alright, maybe it wasn’t - it’s best not to think too much about it now because we’re not talking about that we’re talking about this. The Palocabildo farmers produced their first natural coffee this year, but with results like this you’d never know.
The Fruity Phoenix combines the efforts of 8 farms and 45 producers, their skills and their knowledge, to create more sustainable and funky coffees; this cup is filled with high flavour intensity and stewed strawberries.
This Caturra variety has scored them an extra point on the cupping table in contrast to their former washed outputs - if this is their first time, we can’t wait to see what else comes next.
At 1500-1700 masl the region of Tolima is one of the largest coffee producing regions in Colombia; the difference with the Palocabildo project is that these farmers are also being given the tools and education to learn not just new techniques, but also to bridge the gap between the farm and sourcing within varietal markets.