Armenia is the capital city of the Quindío department in Western Colombia. This city sits on the slopes of the Cordillera Central, at an elevation of 1,483 meters above sea level. Located right at the heart of the Colombia Coffee Triangle, Armenia has also been recognized as part of the “Coffee Cultural Landscape” by UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011.
The coffee farms are found on altitudes ranging from 1,400-1,500 metres above sea level. Common varietals in this region include Castillo, Pink Bourbon, Caturra etc. The coffee goes through processing methods such as: dry anaerobic fermentation 48H (with tartaric and cinnamon added to the environment) and natural processes. Coffee such as Jairo Arcila of the Pink Bourbon has cupping notes of cinnamon, red wine, orange and peach; sweet and silky body, pleasant acidity and luscious mouthfeel.