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Durango Coffee Company

Colombia Finca Campoalegre

Location: Durango, Colorado

Origin: Pitalito, Huila Department, southern Colombia

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $12.95/12 ounces

Review Date: September 2017

Agtron: 55/77

Aroma: 9

Acidity/Structure: 9

Body: 9

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Brightly sweet-savory, richly layered. Narcissus, roasted cacao nib, dried apricot, sandalwood, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Juicy, lively acidity; deeply sweet structure with savory undertones. Plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The long, resonant finish consolidates to attractive floral and cocoa tones.

Notes:

Produced by Ivan Quinayas at Finca Campoalegre from trees of the Caturra and Colombia varieties of Arabica. This is a wet-processed or “washed” coffee, meaning the fruit skin and pulp were removed from the beans immediately after harvesting and before drying. Located in southwestern Colorado, Durango Coffee lays claim to a rich coffee history that dates to 1986. Its motto is “Tough Town, Great Coffee.” Visit www.durangocoffee.com or call 800-748-2275 for more information.

The Bottom Line: A nuanced, complex Colombia cup that leads with lush floral notes and stone fruit grounded by suggestions of rich cocoa.