La Mina

Rank: 8

Farm Name: La Mina 

Farmer/Rep.: Franco Hector José López

Score: 89.47

Altitude: 1.900 m.a.s.l

Country: Colombia

Size: 25

City: Buesaco

Region: Nariño

Program: Colombia 

Aroma/Flavor: Orange, lemon, cranberry, chocolate, sugar cane, guava, sugar cane, floral, apple blossom.

Acidity: Green apple, lime, white grape, lactic, sparkling, well balanced.

Other: Creamy, silken, balanced, honey, amber honey.

Processing system: Washed

Variety : Caturra , Colombia

Farm Story:

Region: Buesaco, Nariño

Variety: Caturra and Castillo

Altitude: 1.900 m.a.s.l


Franco used to grow beans, green peas, and cattle and 32 years ago he decided to switch to the coffee production. He has competed several times in Cup of Excellence being always in the first 10 places, he says that this has allowed him to establish commercial long-term relationships. He presented a Castillo honey processed this year. 


La Mina