AROMAS DEL SUR
Aromas del Sur is conformed by the following farms: La Loma, El Progreso, Monteblanco, Las Veraneras, and Las Nubes. The farms are located in Pitalito, Huila, Colombia at the Magdalena river valley and the central and eastern mountain range. The farms sit at an altitude between 1.650 m.a.s.l. to 1.900 the varieties that they harvest are Geisha, Sidra, SL 28, Sudan Rume, Yirgacheffe, Purple Caturra, Pacamara, Laurina, Colombia, Caturra, Bourbon and Pink Bourbon.
ABOUT THE ESTATE
Varietals: Geisha, Sidra, SL 28, Sudan Rume, Yirgacheffe, Purple Caturra, Pacamara, Laurina, Colombia, Caturra, Bourbon, and Pink Bourbon.
Altitude: 1.600 to 1.900 m.a.s.l.
Farm Area: 250 ha
Process: Traditional and innovative processes
Drying Method: Parabolic dryers and mechanical silos
MEET THE GROWER - MEET OUR PRODUCER PARTNER
Aromas del Sur is owned and operated by Rodrigo Sánchez, He is part of the 4th generation that manages to keep alive the family roots and customs that are built through time; with his wife Claudia Samboni and his daughter Nathalia Sanchez, they have worked for more than 19 years in coffee.
In 2017, Rodrigo and his team at Aromas del Sur—the company built to unify all the farms he owns and manages, constructed a cupping lab on La Loma to facilitate sample roasting, crop evaluation, and sourcing at origin.
The lab overlooks the farm and the valley of Pitalito, with coffee trees and other crops dotting the rolling landscape.