With a score of 93.81 Hacienda La Esmeralda Special won the best of Panama coffee event. Larger number of Auction lots than last year so if we are lucky we might get some Geisha goodness in Australia later this year.
Poor translation of a news article
The Awesome Geisha, the Hacienda La Esmeralda, owned by the Peterson family, won first place in international cupping Best of Panama.
Second, was Panacofee State and the third the Geisha, the farms Carla.
Ricardo Koine, president of the Specialty Coffee Association of Panama, opened the sealed envelope by auditors who received information from the 15 judges that, worldwide, proved the high quality coffee from Panama.
Auxtion results from last nights Esmeralda offerings here http://auction.stoneworks.com/es2010/final_results.html
Prices paid a bit less than last year but still around $80-90/kg AUD ex warehouse.
Keep an eye out for Seven Seeds in Melbourne they got 300lbs at nearly $10k 8-)