Name: El Salvador - Santa Leticia Origin: El Salvador Farmer: Ricardo Valdivieso Region: Apaneca, Ahuachapan Process: Washed Varietal: Pacamara Altitude: 1200 - 1800 meters
Cupping Notes: Sweet Berry, Smooth Chocolate, Brown Sugar
In 1865, Francisco Menendez Valdivieso, inherited the land of what today is known as Santa Leticia Farm, named after his beautiful daughter. The following generations continued the tradition: Leticia and her husband Higinio, their son Dr. Ricardo Valdivieso Menendez and wife Elena, their sons, Ricardo and Mauricio Valdivieso. It was in 1964 when Ricardo Valdivieso Oriani, came back to El Salvador, he had left the country when he was only 6 years old. He immediately fell in love with the farm and that same year he met Patricia. Married her and together with their daughters Patricia and Monica, and their husbands Roberto Gallardo and Jose Roberto Santamaria continue the long standing tradition of Premium Coffees.