COLOMBIA AMARILLO (YELLOW) VARIETY:
AS ITS NAME INDICATES, ITS MATURE GRAIN IS YELLOW AND NOT RED LIKE MOST VARIETIES
Colombia Amarillo variety
It is a smooth coffee with a good
medium round body and acceptable medium high acidity.
This variety has been improved over
the years and has been the breeding
base of different sub-varieties,
one of them is Castillo.
1,600 meters asl
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
Flavor in cup
Notes of vanilla, flowers and herbs
Characteristics of the
Colombia Amarillo Variety
Sweet and balanced on the palate and has a medium high acidity with a caramel and chocolate fragrance.
The seed is the result of a research project started in the late 1960s, with the aim of producing a variety of coffee with resistance to rust.
It has a cupping score between 86 and 88 SCA.
Note: Local transport not included.