Origin: Finca Samaria, Belén de Umbria, Risaralda
Producer: Mr Gerardo Escobar & Mrs Enriqueta Ceballos
Taste: Sweet hints of Chocolate, vanilla and nuts, creamy body, dry fruit, fruity, moderate citric acidity
Grown altitude: 1500 MASL
Coffee Area: 5.5 hectares
Samaria Coffee is a story of immigrants from Antioquia, hard working people and with a great love for family and work in the field. The story begins with immigrants from Jardin Antioquia area. Mr Gerardo Escobar Mesa and Mrs Enriqueta Ceballos, adventurous couple of entrepreneurs who came to Belén de Umbria in 1934. Belén de Umbria belongs to Risaralda in Colombia located in the Western Cordillera and is one of the 14 Municipalities, its economy is based on agriculture and coffee is the main source of income. Belumbrense´s land located in a small town, very fertile soils and optimal climate for the coffee industry. There, Mr Gerardo and Mrs Enriqueta began Samaria history with the purchase of a small piece of land. Over the years, thanks to an innate ability trader, possibly inherited from those roots from Antioquia, Mr Gerardo begins consolidating what is now Finca Samaria through buying small neighboring farms. Currently the fourth generation of this illustrious couple, eighty years later, the land still devoted to the coffee cultivation, preserving the inherited strength of Mr. Gerardo and his constant concern for the excellence of product out of their land.
Drying: Sun drying in African beds with temperature control.
Fermentation: 24 Hours with mucilage.