Isidro Trivino's coffee shows brilliant acidity, like tart green apple, from both light to dark roast profiles. It's a refreshing cup, with fruit flavors of plum, apricot, grape, and tropical allusions. FC roasts show bittersweet cocoa notes through to the finish. The cup finishes oh so clean. City to Full City.
Isidro Trivino's Finca Buenavista is one of several small family-run farms we've begun to do business with this year. He is part of an organization in Timana, whose purpose is to help increase farm output and export out of the country. Finca Buenavista is a small operation, 2 hectares total, much of it planted in Caturra, with a bit of "Variedad Colombia" as well. It sits in the hills of Camanzo, Timana at 1750 meters, great altitude for the region. The coffee is pulped with hand crank machines, naturally fermented, and then dried on raised beds. This last part is crucial in helping to keep the parchment intact, providing a layer of protection for the beans inside. This year we are exploring a new avenue for Colombian coffee - well, actually we picked up a couple coffees through these folks a few years back, and this year have become reacquainted, gaining us access to some really great small farms. We're excited for this first container of coffees featuring mostly coffees from the Timana de Huila region, and will be making a trip there before the end of the year to look at other new opportunities.