Name: Santa Teresa.
Location: El Comunidad El Cambalache, Dipilto Municipality, Department of Nueva Segovia.
Description: It is a Finca located in the highest part in the mountain range of Dipilto-Jalapa to 1300 msnm average, the coffee is cultivated under shade, the water used for the coffee washing is of spring, the pulp is completely dry, it is Cut only the ripe fruit and great care is taken with the optimal time of fermentation.
My family is four children: 1 woman and 3 boys.
It is a Finca purchased 2004, of 17 manzanas with a production of 300qqs gold at the moment.
Adjoining the farm Bella Aurora, the reason that made me do this investment has variety of caturra and yellow Catuai.
Other crops: bananas, jocotes, flowers (callas).
This name of Santa Teresa is due to my sister, for being a very good and affectionate person.
What is your secret for winning the event?
All the activities that are carried out are of paramount importance in obtaining high-quality coffee results including a thorough agronomic management involving good fertilization, good tissue management, and adequate shade regulation. Make good nurseries and follow it up once planted, all in order to have healthy and robust young plantlets; Another important point is the cut of the ripe cherry that must be made at its optimum point, then comes the process of wet processing that involves having well calibrated machines, use clean water for washing and give the optimum point of fermentation. The transfer of the parchment from the farm to the dry benefit is done in the shortest possible time 40 minutes or an hour at most and lastly we have the process of dry recovery that is done with utmost care and with drying techniques under shade, in the case of This coffee this process takes place in Caravela Nicaragua .
It is very important to be focused on quality and specialty coffees requiring total delivery throughout the production chain and processes of wet and dry beneficiaries.
How does it feel to be one of the winners?
It is encouraging to be a part of the finalists as a recognition of the efforts that are being made in order to obtain quality for the cup of excellence, of course, it is a great satisfaction and happiness to represent Nicaragua within these quality coffees.
What will you be investing the profit you get from the electronic auction?
All that is achieved in overcoming production costs are re-invested in the physical improvements of the farm, its staff and social demands of the workers.
Had you participated in the contest before? Had he been a winner?
If I participated
What do you think, the cup of excellence?
The Cup of Excellence event is a very important event for Nicaragua n coffee growing and should be held every year.
|Farm Name||Santa Teresa 2017|
|Farmer/Rep.||Joaquin Augusto Lovo López|
|Size (30kg boxes)||13|
|Aroma/Flavor||Hazelnut, chocolate, orange, cherry, lime, lemon, roasted red apple, pineapple.|
|Acidity||Citric, tartaric, complexity.|
|Other||Juicy, round, stable.|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||826.64|
|High bidders||Vigilante Coffee Company|