Huila is the center of gravity in Colombian coffee, home to more than 100,000 coffee growers and source of more of the country's best coffees than any other region. Within Huila, San Agustín has emerged as our favorite growing area and the most reliable source of single-origin coffees. This one comes from Blanca Bolaños, who has been growing coffee longer than she can remember on her El Diviso farm.

  • Type Single Origin
  • Country Colombia
  • Flavor Profile Apple + Raw Sugar
  • Variety Caturra, Colombia

The details

  • Country Colombia
  • Producer Blanca Bolaños
  • Region San Agustin, Huila
  • Elevation Range 1700-1800 m.a.s.l.
  • Processing Method Washed
  • Drying Method raised bed shade-dried
  • Harvest October-November
  • Direct Trade Partner Since 2009
    • Image of two growers hugging in field
      Image of two growers hugging in field
    • Image of the sky and mountains landscape
      Image of the sky and mountains landscape
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      Image of growers sorting coffee beans

    Why We're Different

    • Intelligentsia coffee buyers travel year-round working with a network of farmers. From the farm, coffee arrives at the roasting works in Chicago and Los Angeles, where coffee professionals cup, grade, and release over 50 single-origins and blends annually.

    • Intelligentsia Direct Trade means partnering with people who obsess about quality as much as we do, and building meaningful relationships with farmers. Today, the Intelligentsia Direct Trade community includes more than 50 partners in 14 countries.

    • A quarter-century of obsession with quality, more than 15 years of sourcing great coffee the right way, and an authoritative point of view on how to elevate coffee make Intelligentsia a trusted partner on your coffee journey.