Lot 6: H-1 Centroamericano

Once again, a newly available variteral to be offered in a coffee auction. Carefully and genetically designed by pollination to be resistant to rust and other coffee related diseases. As a result this produced a superb and exotic cupping bean. It is also a highly promising arm for sustainability throughout Central America, requiring less sprays and producing a good yield.

Only a few selected pounds will be available as it is a nano land plot, planted in 2015 at a never before planted altitude of 2,950 masl. We are extremely excited to present this to you, our highly appreciated auction clientele.

Lot Description

Reference Number:6
Opening Bid:$6.00/lb
Weight:19 lbs
Varietal:Exotic H-1
Altitude:2,950 masl
Producer Cupping Notes:Very aromatic towards tropical fruits, Chocolate, citric orange-like acidity, honey, sugary, juicy, cocoa, grapefruit-like acidity, cinnamon.
Location:San Juan Sacatepequez
Producer:Guillermo Sanchez

Coffee details

Farm details

Producer Name: Guillermo Sanchez
Farm Name: Finca San José Ocaña
Region: Sacatepéquez Department
Farm Size: 175.0 ha
Founding Year: 1905
Altitude Range: 1905 to 1955 masl
Number of Coffee Trees: 150 acres plants
Location: San Juan Sacatepequez
Farm Elevation: 200m - 250m
Average Rainfall: 1400 millimeters a year

Producer Story:

San Jose Ocaña has been in the family for over 100 years, and has always been a sustainable agricultural operation, which started mainly as a forestry farm management. In time, it evolved to be a fine coffee producing farm, serving only the prime specialty coffee market. This is mainly as result of its high altitude, good clayish soils and varietals.

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