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Excelso Huila Rafael

washed

Colombia

Colombia Excelso EP Huila Rafael Screen 15

washed

A coffee with nutty notes, a molasse sweetness, and a juicy tropical fruit aftertaste.

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Region Huila
Producer various
Variety Castillo
Process washed
Type Washed Arabica
Category Regional
Harvest from March to June
Shipping from August to December
Unit Sack à 70kg

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Tropical Fruits
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Colombia

Excelso Huila Rafael

washed

Huila is located south of the Colombian Andes and features a variety of landscapes with different climates depending on the alitute. Soil and temperature conditions here mean that the coffee growing season last all year and this is reflected in the numbers: Huila has the highest coffee production yield in the whole country. Coffees from Huila region is one of the most recognized regional coffees of Colombia. This coffee is 100% fully washed Arabica and it’s mostly contents Castillo and Caturra varieties. The harvesting period is from September until Dezember. Harvesting, pulping, wet milling and sun drying is all hand made and wet coffee is delivered to the mill in San Juan de Pasto.

Origin

Specialty coffee from Colombia

Mountain

Varieties

Typica, Caturra, Castillo

Processing methods

Mainly washed processed, for specialty lots also natural and honey processed 

Altitude range

1000 – 2300 masl

Harvest

Main harvest October – February, Mitaca harvest March – August

Total yearly production

Around 11.3 million 60kg bags in 2022/23

Coffees from Colombia

Colombia has thanks to its geographic position around the equator the advantage to have two crops and therefore fresh coffee all year around. Thanks to its three mountain ranges of the Andes from the north to the south, it creates different climatic and cultural areas, which makes the flavour of the coffee from each department in Colombia unique.

Main production areas: Cauca, Valle del Cauca, Tolima, Huila, Quindio, Risaralda, Nariño, Caldas, Antioquia, Cundinamarca, Santander, Norte de Santander, Sierra Nevada

Port of shipment: Cartagena, Santa Marta, Buenaventura

Export bag size: 70kg

Total number of coffee farmers: over 563,000 small coffee families

Cup Profile: High acidity, medium body, fruity fragrance, citric and sweet notes

Region Huila
Producer various
Variety Castillo
Process washed
Type Washed Arabica
Harvest from March to June
Shipping from August to December
Unit Sack à 70kg
A coffee with nutty notes, a molasse sweetness, and a juicy tropical fruit aftertaste.

Huila is located south of the Colombian Andes and features a variety of landscapes with different climates depending on the alitute. Soil and temperature conditions here mean that the coffee growing season last all year and this is reflected in the numbers: Huila has the highest coffee production yield in the whole country. Coffees from Huila region is one of the most recognized regional coffees of Colombia. This coffee is 100% fully washed Arabica and it’s mostly contents Castillo and Caturra varieties. The harvesting period is from September until Dezember. Harvesting, pulping, wet milling and sun drying is all hand made and wet coffee is delivered to the mill in San Juan de Pasto.