1000Faces Coffee - Familia Ortega Gomez - 10 oz.

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Back for the sixth season, we’re excited to once again offer the consistently delicious Red Caturra from Esnaider Ortega Gomez and his family’s farm, Finca Villa Maria.

The history of coffee production in the Ortega-Gomez family is multi-generational, tracing its way back nearly sixty years to the earliest days of coffee production in San Agustín, Huila. Esnaider’s grandfather and great grandfather first began planting coffee amongst their other subsistence crops, such as maize, in pursuit of a better life for themselves. The family land has been passed down through the generations. Esnaider and his father, Don Olgar Ortega Bolaños, now own two separate farms in the area - La Esperanza and Villa Maria. This specific coffee comes from Finca Villa Maria, which is also the location of their small beneficio that’s outfitted with fermentation tanks and drying tables. It’s here that Esnaider and Don Olgar spend the bulk of their time during the harvest, directly handling the fermentation and drying processes.

Since graduation from highschool, Esnaider has fully committed himself side by side with his father on the farms. They both share a meticulous attention to detail, genuine curiosity for experimentation, and belief that a more equitable and profitable supply chain is possible. Though Esnaider’s coffees are often sold internationally under his own name, he’s requested that we honor the labor of the entire family, who all help in the process.

The Red Caturra variety from Familia Ortega Gomez is incredibly sweet and structured. It’s truly a near-ideal representation of Colombian coffee from the Huila region. It offers a balanced acidity reminiscent of red fruits like apple, cherry, and raspberry. You’ll find a clean sweetness up front, like white sugar and honey; while the aftertaste finishes with denser flavors, like chocolate, vanilla, and cola. We’re tasting: fruit punch, cherry, raspberry, blood orange, honeycrisp apple, vanilla, nougat, almond, brown sugar, caramel, cola, milk chocolate, black tea, baking spices.

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Familia Ortega Gomez

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$21.00 / 10 oz.
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CHARACTERISTICS
ROAST

Medium-Light

BODY

Round, Juicy

ACIDITY

Juicy

NOTES

Raspberry, Orange, Cola, Dynamic

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Back for the sixth season, we’re excited to once again offer the consistently delicious Red Caturra from Esnaider Ortega Gomez and his family’s farm, Finca Villa Maria.

The history of coffee production in the Ortega-Gomez family is multi-generational, tracing its way back nearly sixty years to the earliest days of coffee production in San Agustín, Huila. Esnaider’s grandfather and great grandfather first began planting coffee amongst their other subsistence crops, such as maize, in pursuit of a better life for themselves. The family land has been passed down through the generations. Esnaider and his father, Don Olgar Ortega Bolaños, now own two separate farms in the area - La Esperanza and Villa Maria. This specific coffee comes from Finca Villa Maria, which is also the location of their small beneficio that’s outfitted with fermentation tanks and drying tables. It’s here that Esnaider and Don Olgar spend the bulk of their time during the harvest, directly handling the fermentation and drying processes.

Since graduation from highschool, Esnaider has fully committed himself side by side with his father on the farms. They both share a meticulous attention to detail, genuine curiosity for experimentation, and belief that a more equitable and profitable supply chain is possible. Though Esnaider’s coffees are often sold internationally under his own name, he’s requested that we honor the labor of the entire family, who all help in the process.

The Red Caturra variety from Familia Ortega Gomez is incredibly sweet and structured. It’s truly a near-ideal representation of Colombian coffee from the Huila region. It offers a balanced acidity reminiscent of red fruits like apple, cherry, and raspberry. You’ll find a clean sweetness up front, like white sugar and honey; while the aftertaste finishes with denser flavors, like chocolate, vanilla, and cola. We’re tasting: fruit punch, cherry, raspberry, blood orange, honeycrisp apple, vanilla, nougat, almond, brown sugar, caramel, cola, milk chocolate, black tea, baking spices.

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Estabilished:
2006
Owners:
Jan C. Kozak Jay Payne
Awards:
GOLDEN BEAN AWARDS: 2019 Adorsi won a Bronze Medal - Filter & Espresso Category 2019 Daannisa won a Bronze Medal - Filter Category 2019 Bell's Blend won a Bronze Medal - Espresso with Milk Category
2013 & 2014 Good Food Awards Winner
Espresso Savio Won Bronze at 2017 Golden Bean Awards!
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1000 Faces Coffee is a coffee roaster, merchant of change, and voyager of the agrarian spirit. We travel to countries of origin and establish relationships with producers to ensure the integrity of our coffee. Since we opened our doors on day one, we have been working in partnership with the two most important ends of the 1000 Faces spectrum: the grower and the customer. It is this partnership that is at the foundation for real economic sustainability for not just us, but all parties involved. We believe that respect for geographic origin, direct relationships, and ecological awareness is the basis for creating a more sustainable coffee culture. Building on these principles, from seed to cup, 1000 Faces has set out to help you buy fresh roasted coffee beans of unsurpassed integrity and quality.

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