El Tablon de Gomez
This coffee comes from Nariño, which is located in Southwest Colombia, bordering Ecuador. Coffee in Nariño is grown at elevations that reach 2,200 meters above sea level, making it some of the highest-grown coffee in the world. Typically it is difficult to produce coffee at such high altitudes; however, Nariño’s proximity to the equatorial line and steep hills around the volcanoes contribute an angle for sun exposure, creating an optimal microclimate for coffee plants to thrive. The high altitude of cultivation combined with warm tropical days and cools nights allows for slow maturation and development of the coffee cherry, giving time for concentrated sugars to develop in the fruit and resulting in lusciously floral coffees, with intense candied sweetness and complex ripe fruit.