LOTE# 15 FINCA: LA ESPANOLA PRODUCTOR: RENE MARTIN PAGUAGA BUITRAGO Name and Location of Property: This property is located in the blast, the municipality of San Fernando, preserved flora and fauna (found: tapirs, peccaries quetzal, monkeys among many.) Tell us the story of your farm: This property was purchased in 2003 in total there are 350 blocks of which only 20 acres are in production and 20 acres more with small cafe, picking 200qq varieties caturra and Pacamara, the rest of the farm is grass and mountains. The type of soil and climate is suitable for growing potatoes, onions, carrots, cabbage and others. Family generations: First generation. Whats your secret for winning the tournament? Principally good management given to the farm Incentive pay for the pickers en foreman Good fermentation Selecting on mature beans training for pickers Transfer of coffee to the dry mill in new bags Percentage appropriate of humidity Environmental clean in the warehouse where the coffee is kept How do you feel in being a winner? Satisfied and optimistic for future and working in new projects.
What do you think of the Cup of Excellence?
Its a good thing to give incentives to coffee farmers to harvest better quality of coffee is also an opportunity for producers to meet and interact with buyers and roasters
|Farm Name||La Española|
|Farmer/Rep.||Rene Martin Paguaga Buitrago|
|Size (30kg boxes)||39|
|Aroma/Flavor||orange, hazelnuts, red fruits, floral, sweet, honey, mango, stone fruits, buttery dry white wine, melon, vanilla|
|Acidity||complex, grapefruit, cherry mandarin|
|Other||lasting finish, complexity throughout, juicy, balanced|
|Processing system||Washed, Sun|
|Coffee Growing Area||27.96|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||2579.38|
|High bidders||Wataru & Co., Ltd.|