Southwest of Colombia, Nariño is one of Colombia’s 32 departments and shares a southern border with Ecuador. Being home to thousands of smallholder coffee producing families, the soil is volcanic, high in acidity and rich in nutrients. The altitude creates opportunities for complex development of sugars and acidity which are profound in the flavor development during roasting. Today, the region is highly respected for its coffee dedicated producers, quality and innovation.
Due the geographical location near the Equator, the climate is characterized by fluctuating day and night temperatures. This sets the specific and appropriate conditions for growing fine coffees. It develops the high sweetness and complex acidity.