Inga Aponte

Cocoa, Cherries, Cane Sugar
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Farmed by descendants of the Incas. The perfect climate, elevation and volcanic soil imbue the beans with a rich, mild flavour. While our roasters bring out the delicious notes of cocoa, cherries and cane sugar. A balanced and complete coffee that excites and delights! For more info download the factsheet or read below.

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Heritage

  • Country Colombia
  • Region Nariño
  • Farm Inga Aponte
  • Variety Caturra
  • Processing method Washed
  • Altitude 1800 - 2250 Metres
  • Harvest May - August
  • Certificate Conventional

The Inga Aponte farm is in the Nariño region in the South of Colombia where it sits at an altitude of 2,150 metres above sea level. Here, the fertile volcanic soil enriches the taste of the cherries, resulting in a full-bodied coffee with sweet notes of cacao, cherries and cane sugar. The workers at Inga Aponte are known as the Ingas – a community of nomads that once lived in the Peruvian mountains and are descended from the Incas. They form part of a huge project run by the local and central government to replace illegal crops – such as opium – with others. Coffee is one of the main ones.

Brew advice espresso

  • Dose double espresso 19,5 grams
  • Extraction time 25 seconds
  • Shot weight 38 grams

Brew advice filter

  • Dose 15 grams
  • Water 250 grams at 96 degrees
  • Procedure 30 seconds bloom with 50 grams of water, fill up with water to 250 grams
  • Total extraction time 2.30 minutes

Inga Aponte, Colombia

Serve Bocca

Every day we strive to craft coffee like no other. It’s fresh, it’s brewed perfectly and it elevates an experience. Get in touch and we’ll invite you to sample our range of coffee.  We love to tell you more about the origins of each, the farmers we support, how roasting brings out different characteristics – and get to know you too!

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