Region: Carrillos Alto de Poás in Alajuela state
Estate: Colorado Springs farm – 50 ha (mixed coffee & lime enterprise and 60% conserved as forest)
Altitude: 1800 masl
Varietal : Caturra
Harvest: January – March
Soil: Volcanic soils from the Poás Volcano
Drying: Slow drying 12-19 days
Process: Black honey
In the cup: Malic, chocolate, sweet, poached pear, mid body, juicy
Background: Colorado Farm is located at the foot of the Poas Volcano, just 10 miles from Hacienda Sonora where the coffee is milled. A family business run over 3 generations,
Colorado Farm began working in collaboration with Sonora this year, and are committed to producing high quality specialty coffee. Colorado Farm intends to continue to expand production on the back of consistently spectacular results, to achieve 75% coffee production and 25% native forest under conservation.
The rich volcanic soils and pristine natural water sources endows Colorado Farm with the perfect environment with which to realise this dream.