Family Farm: Esperanza Villacis
Crops: Micro-lot Coffee
Location: El Chorro, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
In 2016 Permatree-Tipikas-Coffee Shop started collaborating with technical assistance and field visits, to the family of Esperanza Villacis, coffee farmers. The farm, La Vega, is located in a unique coffee landscape of height. It is about 20 minutes walking from El Chorro, parish bordering Peru, in the province of Zamora-Chinchipe, in southern Ecuador. The farm has abundant flora and fauna endemic to its microclimate, such as vanilla and many species of birds such as turkey.
The family of Esperanza Villacis, focuses on producing specialty coffee. This guarantees a coffee with special and unique features. Constancy, training, visits to other coffee farms in the region, allowed her to improve his environmental practices. In this way the coffee tradition and habit that has always existed in the area is maintained. The coffee of Esperanza Villacis’ family is a coffee of exceptional quality, with distinctive flavors and aroma profiles dating back to its unique origin of the area.
The objective is to concentrate her time and attention on developing the truly unique and wonderful qualities of coffee. The plot of land, is smaller than its regular production area. Esperanza Villacis’ family is dedicated to growing coffee of exceptional quality. The coffees grown like this are called microlots.
- HARVEST: June – September 2019
- PROCESS: Washed
- ALTITUDE: 1200 m.s.n.m.
- CLIMATE: Wet -Dry Lime
- BIODIVERSITY: Birds, yellow fruits and vegetables.
- ORIGIN: Farm La Vega, El Chorro, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
- FARMER FAMILY: Esperanza Villacis
- COFFEE: 4 has, 8000 plantas
- COFFEE VARIETIES: Caturra, Sachimoro and Typica
Tasting Notes Of The Coffee
Chocolate, Malta, mild fruit and light vegetable, medium intensity aroma, medium intensity flavor, short residual, medium-low/vegetal quality, medium citrus acidity, medium body and rough texture.