Product Details

Colombia Finca Santa Rosalia

Cup profile and tasting notes

Dark chocolate, ripe fig, full-bodied, dark cherry sweetness - silky mouthfeel

Coffee Santa Rosalia
Farm Santa Rosalia
Variety Caturra
Process Semi Washed
Altitude 1800 - 2200 masl
Owner Costamoros Family
City/Town Ciudad Bolívar
Region Antioquia
Country Colombia
Certification N/A


Average rating

from 6 reviews
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I love this coffee. It reminds me of Black Forest Gateau which fits in well with the tasting notes.
Lynn Naylor

I am absolutely hooked on this coffee, my machine is on all day since i found these wonderful smooth tasting, easy drinking coffee beans. There is never that harsh bit at the bottom of the cup that you get with a lot of coffees.

Colin Crozier

Other reviews are spot on, lovely smooth flavour with no sharp edges. Now one of my favourites.

Jeremy Coutinho

Lovely smooth flavour, no bitterness. Works well in Aeropress. Will order regularly.

Jane Tombleson
Lovely smooth coffee - full flavour and no bitterness. Great in cafetiere!
Diane Tranter
A beautiful smooth rich coffee. Makes a lovely tasting cappuccino!
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Our Delivery Policy

Where do we deliver?

We would deliver to Mars if we could – to reach the whole of the universe with good coffee, but it is not that simple – so for now we deliver to:

UK: Channel Islands, Isle of Man, British Forces Post Office.

Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.

How long will it take?

We do not work at weekends so the term working day means Monday to Friday. If you place an order on the weekend it will not be sent out until Monday.

All orders placed before 13:00hrs 'normally' go out the same day. We do not guarantee orders go out the same day as ordered.

Royal Mail - You can order up to 2kg (7 x 250g bags) using Royal Mail first or second class - orders over 2kg will be sent using Interlink Next Day

UK Mail Next Day  - using this service you can order up to 10kg (38 x 250g bags) will ensure your order gets to you the next working day once the order is despatched from the roastery.

If you use this service you maybe required to sign for the delivery unless you elect to take responsibility for loss if left in a safe place. You will receive an email update from UKMail with a one hour delivery window and using the consignment number you track your order.

How do we keep you updated as to the status of your order.

Once you have placed your order you will receive 2 status updates - they will be:
Order confirmation – this means we have received your order and the coffee is yet to be roasted.
Shipped confirmation – this means your order has left our roastery by your chosen method.

Do we meet our delivery deadlines?

We try our best to meet the delivery deadline quoted, but on the odd occasion a parcel can be delayed due to reasons that are out of our control.

Why don't we offer free postage?

Nothing is free in life. We know you all love free postage and sometimes we do offer it as part of a promotion, but it is our policy to charge for postage. We have considered offering free postage but the costs would have to be absorbed elsewhere by you the customer. We don’t hide our postage costs.

Missing, Damaged or Incorrect Orders

We try very hard to ensure you receive your order in pristine condition. If you do not receive all your products or in the unlikely event that a product arrives damaged, please contact us via the email address within the 'contact us' section of the website.

Please note: Royal Mail does not class an international shipment as lost or missing for 28 working days unfortunately we can not take any action until this time has passed.  During that time we recommend that you ask your local sorting office / post office if they've tried to deliver (even if they haven't left a card) and ask your neighbours if your order has been left with them.  You should also check that the delivery address you gave us is correct, this can be found on your shipping confirmation email.  If your delivery still hasn't arrived after 14 working days and you have performed the above steps then please email us.

Change of Mind, Address and Cancellations

You can cancel your purchase at any time either before or up to 7 working days* following the day you receive the goods by emailing us at the address shown in the 'contact us' section of the website.

Your product must be complete and in 'as new' condition e.g. if you have opened the postal packet to examine the product you must have done so without damaging or marking the product or packaging. It must not have been used and it must  have the heat seal still in place. It should be returned with the original postal packet and packing note you received with it.

Please note that orders that have been ground to order (e.g - not whole roasted beans) may be exempt from our usual returns policy, as these represent a customised special order item. Any 'Free Gifts' received with the product must also be returned. Coffee Real will not refund the cost of postage incurred in returning a item.

If you follow the steps above you will receive a full refund of the product price and any delivery charge paid.

We cannot cancel your purchase when:

The seal has been broken on any products, or the goods were a special order to your specification.

To qualify for a refund or exchange the product must be:

In otherwise "as new" condition; and complete with any free gifts offered with it and, if possible, the original box and packaging.
This promise does not cover faults caused by accident, neglect, misuse or normal wear and tear.

If you have a coffee subscription with us please note that if you change your address and/or product profile in your account settings after the purchase date this will not update your current order, only future orders and thus you will need to notify us by email of any changes you wish to make.

Additional Information

At 1800-2100 meters in Ciudad Bolívar lays Finca Santa Ana, a beautifully kept farm owned and run by Sergio Costamoros and his family.

The farm is 100 hectares in total with around 60 hectares given over to coffee which is planted with Caturra, Typica and Castillo varieties with 100% Caturra and mixed Typica and Caturra lots making up the speciality coffee exports.

Farming at 2100 meters means that the cherries are slow to ripen and they need as much sun as possible to mature, and thus there is no shade cover to be found. Shade cover at this altitude can also promote fungus and mould issues as the shade cover traps the early morning moisture which can't be burnt off by the sun through the warm part of the day. There is some shade cover however at 1800 meters.

Picking is selective. Cherries are depulped which removes the outer cherry leaving behind the mucilage, then the cherry goes through a wet fermentation process for around 22 hours, to break down the mucilage. It is then washed through a scrubber to remove what remains of the fermented mucilage. When clean, the coffee is sun dried.

The slow ripening due to altitude, the picking by people who have dedicated their lives to coffee and the careful processing is part of what creates a wonderfully good coffee.This farm has it all and you can taste it in the cup.