Decaf, La Serrania, Colombia – Huila coffee

R420.00 incl. VAT per kg

La Serrania Decaf from Huila Province in Colombia. From the same area that Los Idolos comes from, this is a quality shade grown decaf, that is decaffeinated at source using sugar cane by product. this coffee has great fruit and is medium bodied, a 4 star complexity coffee.

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Decaf, La Serrania, Colombia: What follows is a description of the decaf from La Serrania, Huila, Colombia.

Huila province Colombia

Colombia is recognised throughout the world as the largest producer of quality Arabica coffee. Over the last decade the Huila department (province) of Colombia has shown that can produce great quantity and great quality coffee. Now this famous area has a great Decaf, a coffee that is worth drinking.

Natural Decaf

Decaf, La Serrania, Colombia - decaf tubesThe method used to decaffeinate this coffee is called a natural process. Natural because it uses the naturally occurring Ethyl Acetate (EA) in sugar cane, to decaffeinate the coffee.

Add to this that the process is also performed at origin, rather than using labs in Germany or Switzerland.

Descafecol, located in Manizales, Caldas has been using the process for 3 decades and the result has been a far fruitier and more enjoyable coffee.

La Serrania

Virmax now Caravela, who are wildly regarded as one of the top players in the premier Colombian coffee market, helped us source this Decaf, La Serrania, Colombia. A small collection of growers in southern Hulia (same area that Los Idolos comes from) contribute to La Serrania. The coffee is first processed using a traditional wet process and then once fully dried it is sent to Descafecol to be decaffeinated.

The process ensures that the coffee’s complexity stays relatively intact and not “burnt” off like what happens using the synthetic methods.

Decaf, La Serrania, Colombia – about

Decaf, La Serrania is rated as a specialty grade coffee, on its own. So it is good to drink even if you are not concerned about the caffeine in coffee. The coffee is medium bodied with fruit and spice notes and subtle wine like acidity.

Region: Huila, Colombia
Processing: Wet Process, Solar dried then naturally decaffeinated.
Harvest Time: May / June
Cultivars: 100% Arabica Caturra and Colombia F6
Altitude grown: 1,500 – 1,900 meters above sea level (masl)
Producer Group: La Serrania
Intensity/Prime Attribute: Intensely Fruity and sweet with a medium body and a clean finish
Roast used: Gentle heat introduction control of the ramp through the roast into and through first crack. Drop as second crack starts

 

Additional information

Coffee category

Decaf

Complexity

4 ★ Single

Location

Buitenverwachting, Vineyard Hotel

Characteristics

fruit, sweet

Manufacturer

Caravela, Colombia, Quaffee

Model

Decaf

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