Name and Location of the Farm:
The farm La Argentina is located in the Community Lagoon No. 1, located 6 km from the county seat, Dipilto, Nueva Segovia with the coordinates: 13°, 46’, 11.16“ North
And 86°, 31’, 58.38” west.
This property was acquired in 1912 by Mr. José Peralta Lobo, years after this step posesion to Mr. José Peralta Gutiérrez, who received 15 Apples of land and he got to complete 70. Then in 1989 pass to hands of the current owner Mr. Roger Peralta Mantilla, who through purchases reached cultivate a total of 102 Apples of land.
With an average Height of 1200mosl. This property has from 1500-1800mm average rainfall, in temperature is 18 -23° C and soil type is sandy loam.
The total of land is 105 Apples of land, are planted all of them. With an average production 2,500 Quintals.
This is the third generation of Peralta Family, which is composed of three members between husband, wife and a daughter.
What is your secret for winning the competition?
Integrated crop management and best practices in wet processing, dry and very important factor of quality control (cupping).
How do you feel to have been a winner?
Very well and grateful to God for being among achieve the best quality coffees country.
What do you think about the Cup of Excellence?
That is a great way to compete and qualify quality coffees both small, medium and large producers.
|Farm Name||La Argentina|
|Farmer/Rep.||Roger Peralta Mantilla|
|Size (30kg boxes)||32|
|Aroma/Flavor||raspberry truffle, ginger, allspice nuts, panela|
|Acidity||tangerine, citrus, blood orange, lime, grapefruit|
|Other||chewy, long finish, well structured|
|Coffee Growing Area||105 ha|
|Farm Size||105 ha|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||2108|
|High bidders||Lofbergs Lila AB|