Coffee Spotlight: La Colombe Coffee Roasters China – Yunnan
FROM THE GEEK FILE
PRODUCER: Li Guangyun and Li Nanuo
REGION: Fuyan County, Yunnan Province
PROCESS: Fully Washed
ALTITUDE: 1,500 - 1,600 M
CUPPING NOTES: Clover Honey, Quince, Black Tea
Why You'll love it:
Yunnan has long been known for its fertile highlands, which produce some of the most delicate and flavorful teas in China. Now, producers have begun to utilize these lush green mountains to create rich and complex coffee with soft nut and honey flavors.
Story of the Bean:
This paradigm-shifting selection from one of the most beautiful agricultural centers in the world establishes China as a producer of refined and dynamic coffees. Producers Li Guangyun and his wife Nanuo have accomplished this incredible breakthrough by utilizing strict quality control methods and by working closely with harvesters to ensure that only ripe and flavorful cherries are produced. The resulting cup displays a dynamic honey-like sweetness balanced by earthy tea flavors and a touch of fruit. A new coffee drinking experience that marks a new era for Chinese coffee.
About the company
Todd Carmichael and JP Iberti founded La Colombe on a simple but profound premise: America Deserves Better Coffee. By sourcing and roasting with care, and borrowing on ancient and modern coffee traditions from around the world, the two have built a successful company and an elevated coffee experience for Americans. Through 20 years of hard work and innovation, the two have made sure that experience is shared in cafes and homes across the country. Read More
Company: La Colombe Torrefaction, INC.
Brand: La Colombe
Origin: USA / China
Packaging: 12 oz
Claims: rich and complex coffee with soft nut and honey flavors
Variants: View Range Here
Where to Buy: Buy Online, Find a Cafe