LOTE # 8 FARM: SAN ANTONIO PRODUCER: JOSE RAUL MOLINA LOPEZ. Name and Location of farm: This farm is called San Antonio in honor of the the Holy and takes its name from generation to generation. It is located in the region of Balm, municipality of San Juan del Rio Coco, Madriz department of Nicaragua Tell us the story of your farm: This property was acquired in a1965 and has an area of 67 acres with an area of 55 blocks in production. The variety of coffee grown under shade of Inga, musaceas is caturra. Clay loam soil sloping topography. For the 2011-2012 cycle is expected to harvest 500 bushels. Family generations: Our family is integrated by 7 childrens. Whats your secret for winning the competition? For a good quality first I selected the lot, its optimal state of maturation, pulped and fermented separately, good point of fermentation and washing with very clean water, dried and picked in deposit box, washing and transfer bags. In my vehicle where the coffee is located covered with plastic.
How do you feel to be a winner?
Personally Im happy and I thank God for the opportunity given me to have received this award.
What do you think of the Cup of Excellence?
To me it is a competition that gives the producer the opportunity to offer our customers an excellent quality coffee, it promotes our farm and the country itself so that the world today knows that in San Juan del Rio Coco is produced coffee of good quality.
|Farm Name||San Antonio|
|Farmer/Rep.||Jose Raul Molina Lopez|
|Size (30kg boxes)||35|
|Aroma/Flavor||honey, grapefruit, sweet berry, cherry, jasmine, floral citrus chocolate hazelnut, cinnamon, nutty walnut|
|Acidity||malic, citrus, lemon zest, complex|
|Other||creamy, long lasting, firm finish, melon finish, long milky body|
|Processing system||Washed, Sun|
|Coffee Growing Area||34.94|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||2314.83|
|High bidders||elbgold Röstkaffee GmbH|