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La Molienda

La Molienda

A meticulously hand-picked Castillo, reflecting Benjamin's dedication: silky texture & a forest fruit sweetness.

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We taste forest fruits & raspberry.


Recommended for espresso and filter.


We recommend resting our coffee inside its sealed bag for a minimum of 21 days to enjoy the best results.

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Meticulously hand-picked.

La Molienda, a Castillo varietal cultivated by Benjamin Rivera at his farm in Colombia. Meticulously hand-picked and sorted, only the ripest cherries were selected, ensuring top quality.

Our selected coffee underwent a natural process on La Molienda, dried on raised sun beds until an ideal moisture content was reached.

Benjamin’s dedication has produced a coffee rich in forest fruits with a silky texture.

The Producer

This coffee was grown by Benjamin Gilberto Rivera at the farm La Molienda in Colombia.

This microlot is 100% Castillo, a variety developed by Federación Nacional de Cafeteros. Renowned for its productivity and resistance to coffee leaf rust, Castillo surpasses Caturra in both aspects.

This coffee underwent a natural process on the farm, sun-dried on raised beds under controlled conditions until the ideal moisture content was reached.

  • Production Data

    Produced by Benjamin Gilberto Rivera
    Region - La Union
    Grown at 1800 masl
    Varietal - Castillo
    Harvest - October 2023
    Process - Natural

  • Natural

    Ripe cherries are dried whole commonly on patio’s, drying beds or even the bare earth allowing the bean to ferment naturally encased by its fruit.

    The cherries are turned regularly to reduce the risk of defects and ensure even drying.

    Once the cherries resemble raisins and the target parameters are met the coffee is hulled and sorted in the dry mill.

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