NAME AND LOCATION OF THE FARM
The farm is located in Estelí, at the confluence of the Municipalities of Condega, Pueblo Nuevo, Limay and Estelí, at a height above sea level of 1,250 m.o.s.l. with temperature between 16 and 25 degrees and rainfall between 900 and 1000 mm with moderate winds and frequent fog in the mornings and evenings. Fertile land and forests varieties and diverse wildlife such as birds, monkeys, deer, agoutis, parakeets among others, with beautiful scenery to the Pacific and northern Nicaragua .
TELL US THE FARM HISTORY:
This property has been managed for 9 years for me. 15 Manzanas of land* with coffee are grown with a harvest of 350 QQ parchment coffee varieties Caturra, yellow Bourbón. Among other crops we are: potatoes, onions, sweet pepper
This farm belongs to the family since 1950 from my grandparents, then my father and I finally inheritance where my mom works and three brothers
WHICH IS YOUR SECRET FOR WINNING THE COMPETITION?
Agro-ecological conditions, technical management, cultivation and processing and variety.
HOW DO YOU FEEL OF BEEN ONE OF THE WINNERS?
I feel satisfied and happy for giving to know the quality of coffee produced in the Department of Estelí and excited to continue to improve.
IN WHAT YOU WILL BE INVESTING PROFIT TO BE OBTAINED FROM ELECTRONIC AUCTION?
In improving farm and pay debts.
HAVE YOU PARTICIPATED IN THE COMPETITION BEFORE? HAVE YOU WON PREVIOUSLY?
I participated for 5 consecutive years in which it had not obtained anywhere until this year I managed a place.
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE CUP OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM?
It is a great event because it allows us to present the quality of our coffee and puts us in contact with producers, organizers and buyers.
*1 Manzana of Land = 0.7050 Hectare
|Farm Name||Las Cumbres|
|Farmer/Rep.||Walter Jose Picado Perez|
|Size (30kg boxes)||22|
|Aroma/Flavor||Plum, orange, berry, lemon, almond, chocolate|
|Acidity||Lemon peel, citric acidity|
|Other||well structured, lasting sweetness, balanced|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||1455|
|High bidders||Nippon Coffee Trading Co.,Ltd|