Farmer - SANTIAGO LONDOÑO
Fourth Generation Farmer,
Santiago experiments with new
and modern approaches to
farming. Santiago's goal is to make
coffee that is enjoyed with a great
In 2003 they began the sustainability program based on the concepts of
Santiago is a coffee science enthusiast for which he loves to create,
experiment, research different fermentation, drying, and stabilization
processes and conditions aiming to achieve unexpected flavors,
complex acidities, and sweetness, but also his approach allows him to
be consistent and repeatable.
There are 18 natural springs on the property that are protected by
conservation forests. All the water used in the farm’s domestic and
industrial processes is filtered and treated before it is returned to the
Over the past decades, specialty coffees have become the focus of the family.
Bourbon is well known in the world of
specialty coffee, originally from Yemen.
Managed to adapt to terroirs after many years of research. Red Bourbon has flavors of red berries and sweet spices with exquisite acidity and sweetness.
This Pink Bourbon is a very special micro-lot, Santiago was inspired by his daughter Belén and named it after her. In this lot anaerobic fermentation was done pushing for lactic acid production by controlling the temperature below 17 Celsius during 156 hours playing jazz music from around the world to the beans. It was then dried mixing natural sun-heat and a