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Las Macadamias - Cup of Excellence® Guatemala

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Excl. Tax: SAR180.00 Incl. Tax: SAR189.00

Quick Overview

Huehuetenango is a traditional coffee region that produces high quality beans. On that place, in La Libertad is located Las Macadamias an experimental farm of El Injerto. Located south of El Injerto, with an area of 12.4 has. at an elevation of 5000 to 5800 feet. Las Macadamias used to be part of El Injerto farm founded in the 1890`s. For different reasons the farm was separated from El Injerto as well as others, but it has been worked with the same hard work, passion and quality control. In this farm we try different agricultural practices, as pruning types, fertilizers, weed control and even varieties; this help us evaluate different methods and if they work we use them in a longer term.
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Huehuetenango is a traditional coffee region that produces high quality beans. On that place, in La Libertad is located Las Macadamias an experimental farm of El Injerto. Located south of El Injerto, with an area of 12.4 has. at an elevation of 5000 to 5800 feet.

Las Macadamias used to be part of El Injerto farm founded in the 1890`s. For different reasons the farm was separated from El Injerto as well as others, but it has been worked with the same hard work, passion and quality control.

In this farm we try different agricultural practices, as pruning types, fertilizers, weed control and even varieties; this help us evaluate different methods and if they work we use them in a longer term.

Most of the plantation is a natural blend of Catuai and Bourbón, only a small area at the top is 100% Bourbón

Geographic characteristics:

Location: Huehuetenango, La Libertad

Area: 128.07 ha

Altitude range: 5000 – 7500 feet

Type of soil and predominant element: Loamy-Clay

Shade trees: Inga

Climatic characteristics:

Average temperature: 22°C

Annual rainfall: 2000mm

Relative humidity: 75%

Coffee production characteristics:

Harvest season: January to March

Drying process: Sun

Mill: Wet and dry

Annual production: 43.33 (69-Kg bags)

Previous Awards:

Cup of Excellence®2009, Cup of Excellence®2010, Cup of Excellence®2011 

Certification: Cup of Excellence / Rainforest Alliance 

Rank 3
Farm Name Las Macadamias 2017
Farmer/Rep. Arturo Manuel Aguirre Saenz
Score 89.69
Country Guatemala
Year 2017
Size (30kg boxes) 20
City La Libertad
Region Huehuetenango
Program Guatemala 2017
Month
Aroma/Flavor Almond, Brown sugar, Floral, Fruit, Honey, Nutty, Red wine, Berries, Black tea, Blackcurrant, Cherry, Chocolate, Cranberry, Grape fruit, Green apple, Jasmine, Lemon, Mandarine, Orange, Peach, Plum, Pulpy, Red wine, Soft, Strawberry, Vanilla, Watermelon.
Acidity Bright, Citric, Complex, Fruit, Intense, Lemon, Lively, Malic, Soft, Tartaric.
Other Juicy, Lingering, Long-lasting, Well balanced, Clean, Complete, Creamy, Dense, Mouth-expanding, Tea Like, Well structured, Faded as it cools, Improved as it cools, Caramel, Dark chocolate, Honey, Juicy, Sweet.
Processing system Natural
Variety Gesha Malawi
Certifications Rainforest Alliance
Farm Size
Auction Lot Size (lbs.) 1257.51
High bid 37.27 per pound
Total value 46867.4
High bidders Sulalat Coffee Trading

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