Cup of Excellence
My name is Johel Monge Naranjo, and with Matias, we both work on the Hacienda San Isidro Labrador Project. We are very happy to have obtain second place in Cup of Excellence, we did so with a sun dried honey process on a Geisha variety. Our farm is located on the hills of Dota, in the Tarrazu region, at an elevation of 1950 m.a.s.l.
Hacienda San Isidor Labrador is a family business that started 7 years ago and is the third year that we participate in Cup of Excellence as Hacienda San Isidro Labrador Micro mill. We focus on the production of specialty coffee and are pleased to be a part of Cup of Excellence, as it has allow us to showcase and share our coffee with roasters and consumers who value quality and hard work and the traceability of our coffee.
Years ago we participated as part of Grupo Los Grandes de Copey and happily obtained 1st place in COE 2017, 2nd place COE 2018, and 1st and 3th places in COE 2019. The El Cedro farm is part of Hacienda San Isidro Labrador. The entire coffee project is family owned, Johel Monge Naranjo is its founder and he is the one who has worked all his life in coffee, now the whole family is involved in the work of the farm, processing and preparing the coffee.