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Colombia ACEDGA

Cupping notes

Peach, apricot, blackcurrant, caramel.

Description

ACEDGA is an abbreviation in Spanish of the name of the association of differentiated specialty coffee growers from Gaitania, Tolima. This association was conformed on December 28th of 2006 when a group of coffee producers gathered together with the objective of seeking better commercialization opportunities of good quality coffee.

Nowadays there are 68 families going after the same dream: to improve their quality of life through social projects that involve dwelling improvement, sustainable practices, Good Agricultural Practices, forest and environment conservation. Associates have participated in different coffee contests in Colombia like Cup of Excellence, and others, always occupying the top places.

Gaitania is a town located in Planadas municipality at the south of Tolima Department in the foothill of the Central Andean Mountain Range and crossed by Atá river. Within the geographical area of Gaitania there is nearly 50% of Huila Snowy Volcano which is of great importance for being the fourth highest mountain in Colombia and the largest water source in the country since it has 13 km² approx. of glacier cap. This region used to be a stronghold of violence in Colombia, but now it is a peaceful territory.

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Origin
Altitude
1500 - 2000m
Harvest
March - June
October - December
Species
SCA score
83.25
Varietal
Certification

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