Ismael Navarro bought the farm 15 years ago. Frailes has been producing catuai and caturra coffee for 25 years now. Ismael has been working in coffee since his school days, he has bought all the farms he has, none of them are inheritance. His two sons plus 30 laborers help him with the farm. Groups of Panamanian indigenous help in most of the picking season.
He has dedicated most of his life to coffee, learning how to produce better coffee each day.
This is the second time he has a lot in Cup of Excellence, and he says that the best part of participating in this competition is the recognition of his effort to produce good Coffee.
The Coffee has mechanical process and its 100% sun dried.
|Farmer/Rep.||Ismael Navarro Ceciliano|
|Size (30kg boxes)||46|
|City||La Violeta de Tarrazú|
|Program||Costa Rica 2012|
|Aroma/Flavor||AROMA: light vanilla Nutella hazelnut ,FLAVOR: plum juicy peach grapefruit papaya milk chocolate apricot vanilla|
|Acidity||green apple bright malic crisp|
|Other||hint of cardamom gram flour cracker well textured well balanced|
|Processing system||mechanical washed , sun dried|
|Coffee Growing Area||4|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||3042|
|High bidders||Nippon Coffee Trading Co.,Ltd|