Chromatic Coffee

Colombia San Agustin

Location: San Jose, California

Origin: San Agustín growing region, Huila Department, southern Colombia

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $17.00/12 ounces

Review Date: April 2014

Agtron: 58/71

Aroma: 9

Acidity: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 9

Blind Assessment:

Deep, pungent, layered. Dark chocolate, molasses, narcissus-like flowers, peach, honeydew melon in aroma and cup. Round, gently rich acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flowers and chocolate in particular carry into a long, sweet-toned, flavor-saturated finish.


San Agustín is one of the most admired of Colombia coffee-growing regions. Chromatic prides itself in doing everything in-house and meticulously, from printing its attractive bags to modifying equipment to sourcing and roasting its exceptionally fine coffees. Visit www.chromaticcoffee.com for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy quiet distinction, depth and resonance in a versatile, all-day cup.

This review originally appeared in the April, 2014 tasting report: Colombia on the Rebound

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