El Corozo is located in Palo de Campana, Santa Ana on the Santa Ana volcano. Established as a coffee plantation around 1930.
El Corozo is totally surrounded by a National Park ¨Los Volcanes¨ with and extended variety of flora and fauna as deers, tepescuintles, cusucos, comadrejas, raccoons, porcupines, and many other wild animals. As its neightbor farm Santa Elena, has for long been known for its very fertile lands. It received volcanic ashes in the eruption of Ilamapepec volcano in 2005, which makes the soil even more rich and fertile.
The coffee production process is of a traditional kind, coffee is grown under shade trees, mostly ingas, cypress, corozo trees (originated the name of the farm), in total about 75 different species of shade trees. Soil type is from volcanic origins, very well drained and with high organic matter contents.
Location: Canton Palo de Campana, Santa Ana, Santa Ana
Region: Apaneca -Ilamatepec
Coffee varieties: Bourbón, Kenya and others which are still under testing and observation.
Average Annual Rainfall: 3500 mm
Average Tempeture: 14 C°
Altitude: from 1,850 meters to 1,900 meteres over sea Level
Average production: 400 bags / 69 kg each
Mill: Balcanes Coffee
Processing: depulped, natural fermentation, dry in African beds.
|Farm Name||El Corozo 1|
|Farmer/Rep.||Lima y Socios|
|Size (30kg boxes)||20|
|Program||El Salvador 2013|
|Aroma/Flavor||chocolate, apricot, black pepper, toffee, floral, citrus, caramel, milk chocolate, raisin, tamarind|
|Acidity||walnuts, balance, tart, crisp, complex, green apple, good structured|
|Other||chocolate, honey, passion fruit, bergamot, floral, peach, tamarind, harmonious.Body: creamy, big body, smooth delicious|
|Coffee Growing Area||22.54 hectares|
|Farm Size||22.54 hectares|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||1279|
|High bidders||NAGAHAMA COFFEE Inc.|