Eli Espinoza came to the area as a teenager looking for work on farms and he started out picking coffee in the village. After a while, he was able to buy his own land, a house and started working to produce his own coffee.
Eli now owns 4 hectares of coffee farm, mostly with the varietal typica, although he does have others producing caturra and bourbon. He processes all his coffee at his house, which sits at 1800 metres above sea level.
- Flavours: Black currant, green apple and a long toffee-like finish
- Origin: Las Pirias, Chirinos, Cajamarca, Peru
- Varietal: Caturra, Typica
- Process: Washed
- Altitude: 1850 – 2000 metres above sea level