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Colombia

Finca Villa Sofia

Maria Nancy Cuellar

Flavours of marshmellow, melon, peach
Body     Acidity

Roasted omni for filter and espresso

Maria Nancy Cuellar was born and raised around coffee – it’s always been part of her life.

She was raised with her parents producing coffee and she plans to raise her children the same way, by producing coffee. Maria Nancy and her husband decided to start investing in and producing specialty coffee for the wellbeing of their children.

For this couple, their children are the most important thing in their decisions. They named their farm Villa Sofía to honour their youngest child, and their only daughter. The extra income from producing specialty coffee helps Maria Nancy offer her children a good quality of life.

Maria Nancy and her husband Edwin work together on their farm, they divide the work and the farm activities, and both aim towards producing better coffee together.

“The production of specialty coffee can have drastic changes in one’s lives. But these are positive changes. Yes, we need more time, it’s more work, more attention to detail in every single part of the process, but the work definitely pays off.” says Maria Nancy.

She is deeply proud everything on her farm, but mainly, she is proud that although is small, it has produced great coffee and it has allowed them to maintain their family in good economic terms.

The farm has a very pleasant location: it’s high, with a beautiful landscape, and it has a great weather. They plan to improve their post-harvest infrastructure soon for them to continue improving the quality of their crop.

 

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Producer

Maria Nancy Cuellar

Country

Colombia

Region

Huila

Altitude

1800m above sea level

Varietals

Caturra, Colombia

Process

Washed

Harvested

July 2020

Body

Acidity

Roast style

Omniroast

Map showing location of Colombia Finca Villa Sofia Maria Nancy Cuellar

Varietals

Caturra varietal

Caturra is a natural mutation of Bourbon that was originally discovered in Brazil in 1937, considered to be the first naturally occurring mutation ever discovered.

The location

Coffee from Colombia

Colombia is one of the largest coffee producers in the world and benefits greatly from having one of the most unique and complex set of micro-climates of all coffee producing nations.


The Huila region of Colombia

This region boasts the perfect combination of high quality soil and geography and is quickly becoming one of the largest coffee producing regions in Colombia. One of the best regarded regions for high quality, fruit driven coffee.

Farm processes

Washed process

Machines are used to remove the flesh from the coffee cherry before being fermented in water, washed again, and finally sun dried. This process tends to result in more distinct, cleaner flavours.


Coffee delivery: coffee in resealable bag and farm information card

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