- Score 80+
- Organic coffees
- Type of Roasting
- Expresso roasting (moka pot, expresso machine)
Slow coffee roasting (filter, French press, Chemex...)
- Recommended for
- Espresso machine
A scented cup, fine and slightly lemony. A pleasant mouthfeel with an elegant finish. Colombia's best value for money in Bio.
Roasted in France by Terres de Café
This coffee is roasted for espresso methods and slow coffee methods.
What is a score?
Our product range is categorised by score: 80+, 85+, 88+ We have the "Specialty Coffee Association of America" to thank for the system of "scores", who defined a very strict ratings protocol to evaluate the quality of speciality coffee. This ratings system enables players within the sector, as well as coffee lovers, to share a common language. Within this tasting protocol, the main criteria for the evaluation of a coffee are noted: odour, aroma, after-taste, acidity, body, harmony, purity...
The final score classifies the coffee within a hierarchy unique to speciality coffee. The coffee must achieve a score of at least 80/100 to be considered a speciality coffee.
A detailed look at the scores attributed to speciality coffee:
- - Score 80+ = very good coffee
- - Score 85+ = exceptional coffee
- - Score 88+ = grand cru* (great vintage)
Our blends, being mixtures of multiple coffees, are excluded from the rating system, although they are all comprised of speciality coffees.
*The SCAA classifies 90+ coffees as "Outstanding". We consider an 88+ coffee to reflect a quality that is already outstanding, already representing the excellence of the sector. In this regard, it is a Grand Cru.
Organic crops and processes supervised by our Ban Export partner, who keeps us supplied with a pure and fruity coffee. A local coffee from several small farms, but a terroir well out of the ordinary! Steep volcano slopes in a natural landscape.
A speciality coffee
Speciality coffee are the best batches of coffee from farms or local cooperatives. They are fully traceable (botanical variety, region, plot) and respect demanding processing methods. This guarantees exceptional quality in the cup.