The world of coffee is like a pyramid. All of the coffee that Colonna selects and curates sits right up the top of that pyramid. The coffees in this genre are the glint at the very tip of the apex. These coffees are sought after and by their very nature are in short supply.
La Granja is a small farm in Colombia’s Huila department — a region known for some of the origin’s highest scoring coffees. Producer Aldemar Calderon uses this 20 hectare farm as a personal laboratory, meticulously cultivating a collection of interesting and unusual varietals — and we think his 2018 washed Pacamara is the pick of the bunch.
Fruit notes of grape and red apple abound, with hints of papaya and blackcurrant leaf completing a complex, fruit-forward cup.