Colombia Narino x Santana Estate
NOTES: Cherry Soda, Lemon, Butterscotch
Singing notes of bubbly cherry soda and light lemon citrus balanced by flavors of creamy butterscotch, this espresso offers a complex and cheerful tasting experience. The espresso coats the mouth with a creamy body and bittersweet cocoa nib finish.
ABOUT THE PRODUCERR
The Santana Association is a relatively new organization of small farms in the district of Nariño, Colombia covering municipalities in San Lorenzo, San Pedro de Cartago, La Unión, Colón Génova and Sancisa. For the past five years, the Santana Association has set its goals on promoting the regions high quality coffee cultivars while improving the quality of life for its farmers. The association is dedicated to its farmers and regularly visits farms to provide education, constructive critiques, and testing of the crops at no charge to the producers.
Objectives: To expand the supply of certified organic Colombian coffee, including such unique and special origins as Nariño. Generate sustainable marketing of 100 small producer families from Nariño, average farm size 2 hectares. Environmental, social and economic impact 6 regions within the department of Nariño through the payment of premiums for organic certificates.
SOCIAL PROJECTS Create a concise and traceable data base for social and environmental projects with the producers of the group; some examples are honey water treatment plants, reforestation, training in environmentally friendly agricultural practices, improvement of housing infrastructure and production. Refine a project for roasters who want to create a long-term bond, support projects and have a direct relationship with the group.
LOCATION: Chimaltenango, Guatemala
PRODUCER, FARM: Concepción Buena Vista
ALTITUDE: 1650-1850 MASL
VARIETAL: Red Bourbon, Red Catuai
PRODUCTION METHOD: Natural Nitro Maceration