The world of coffee is like a pyramid. All of the coffee that Colonna selects and curates sits right up the top of that pyramid. The coffees in this genre are the glint at the very tip of the apex. These coffees are sought after and by their very nature are in short supply.
An intense espresso inspired beverage. The short capsules are complex and full flavored, accompanied by a clean and creamy texture. Recommended shot weight 25g.
A filter style shot. The long capsules are more elegant and light, showcasing the bright juicy characteristics of our coffees. Recommended shot weight 65g.
If you love milk in coffee we recommend combining our short capsule with steamed or warmed milk. Our long capsules produce a delicate, filter-like coffee which is best experienced without milk.
La Granja is a small farm in Colombia’s Huila department — a region known for some of the origin’s highest scoring coffees. Producer Aldemar Calderon uses this 20 hectare farm as a personal laboratory, meticulously cultivating a collection of interesting and unusual varietals — and we think his 2018 washed Pacamara is the the pick of the bunch.
Fruit notes of grape and red apple abound, with hints of blackcurrant leaf completing a complex, fruit-forward cup.
As an origin, Ecuador is evolving — with a greater push towards flavour focused, high-scoring microlots. Our new award-winner from farmer Vitaliano Merino — grown on just 7 hectares — sits at the forefront of this new movement. It’s the first Ecuadorian offering we’ve featured at Colonna — and a fitting addition to the Rare
Expect notes of nectarine, white grape and guava from Vitaliano Merino, towards a milk chocolate finish.