Region: Consaca, Nariño
Variety: Typica, F6 Colombia Yellow, Rojo and Naranja
Altitude: 2.000 – 2.300
Lucas represents the 3rd generation of coffee producers in his family. Today he has managed to establish a family business model with this activity. He has competed three times, getting the second place in 2014. He feels encouraged to compete thanks to his constant work, he know that growing coffee requires care and to him it is important to keep being part of these kind of competitions in order to encourage other people.
To him, Cup of Excellence means work, education, employment and an opportunity to provide a better payment to coffee pickers and to provide education to his children.
|Farm Name||El Cairo 2 2017|
|Farmer/Rep.||Lucas Germán Melo Pinchao|
|Altitude||2.000 – 2.300|
|Size (30kg boxes)||21|
|Aroma/Flavor||Floral, pineapple, dark chocolate, almond, toffee, savory, tomato black currant, nutmeg, dulce de leche, orange marmalade.|
|Acidity||Tartaric, malic, delicate, sweet to the cool, transparent, well composed.|
|Variety||Caturra Colombia Typica|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||1388.91|
|High bidders||Caravela, Four Barrel, Madcap, Olympia, Vigilante|