NAME AND LOCATION OF THE FARM:
Farm Linda Vista, in the department of Dipilto. It is a property located in a nice place with such a beautiful view and such a special microclimate like the coffee produced, it is in the range Dipilto-Jalapa.
TELL US THE FARM HISTORY:
For 18 years I have this farm and has 17 manzana of land*, the whole area is productive, with a volume of 150 QQS and cultivate varieties Caturra, Bourbón and Maracaturra.
For 18 years the farm belongs to my family, the whole family works together on the farm, my wife, my daughters and sons in law.
WHICH IS YOUR SECRET FOR WINNING THE COMPETITION?
There is no secret, I think it is growing, love, goodness of God, dedication at all stages of production.
HOW DO YOU FEEL OF BEEN ONE OF THE WINNERS?
Grateful to God and very proud, it is a milestone in my life and in my family.
IN WHAT YOU WILL BE INVESTING PROFIT TO BE OBTAINED FROM ELECTRONIC AUCTION?
With the profits obtained will invest in improvements to the facilities of the farm and coffee plantations.
HAVE YOU PARTICIPATED IN THE COMPETITION BEFORE? HAVE YOU WON PREVIOUSLY?
Yes I had participated, and won, in 2010, winning the 5th Place and this year’s 11th place.
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE CUP OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM?
It is an event that helps many producers, because they recognize the struggle is and the quality of our coffee.
*1 Manzana of Land = 0.7050 Hectare
|Farm Name||Linda Vista (2015)|
|Farmer/Rep.||Antonio Galo Sanchez|
|Size (30kg boxes)||23|
|Aroma/Flavor||Peach, melon, orange peel, lemon, molasses, black cherry, milk chocolate, hard candy|
|Acidity||Citric acidity, Malic acidity, bright|
|Other||smooth mouthfeel, structured, well balanced, long sweet finish.|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||1486|
|High bidders||UCC Ueshima Coffee Co. UK|