Colombian Coffees are commonly known to be big, rich, chocolaty coffees with exceptional fragrance and often great acidity. Colombia has many diverse growing regions, so the coffee varies mildly from region to region. Tropical fruit, vanilla, caramel, and chocolate are common adjectives. More intense acidity and bigger velvety body are variations you might find going from south to north as well.
A combination of factors such as climate, altitude,constant care, renovation of trees and good volcanic soil provide the basis for excelent coffee production.
Varietal, Caturra, Colombia and Castillo
Grown at 5280 feet and fully washed.
Excelso refers to the size of the bean. The Excelso and Supremo both come from the same coffee tree, but are categorized by size, 17 screen and up = supremo, lower screens = excelso. My personal thought is that it is every bit as good as the Supremo.