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Serra Do Caparao - Brazil

$17.00

The Serra do Caparao is a mountainous region, situated on the southwest of Brazil in the states border of Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo.

Growers: Small family producers
Region: Serra do Kaparao
Process: Natural
Varietal: Mixed
Altitude: 1000 - 1300 m.a.s.l

Profile: A well balanced cup with a floral aroma, excellent chocolaty body and vibrant strawberry acidity, notes of cocoa and mulberry sweetness.

Roasters Notes: Manually brewed it's suitable for stovetop, Aeropress, Delta Press, Filter

About the Farm

This is a region of unique climate and topography as it's surrounded by the national park called the "Parque Nacional Caparao' a representative area of native rainforest know as Mata Atlantica.  In this region it has been registered the lowest temperatures of both states, Minas Gerais and Espirito Santos.  A microclimate that promotes production of high quality coffee due tot he slow maturation of the cherries and as a result a later harvest up to Nov/Dec known as the 'flowers of March'.

This little spot with it's magic spell keeps the simplicity of the families lifestyle where coffee is their own source of income. The pursuit for quality improvement is increasing and different processes are being applied to generate diversity.

Producers explore different drying processes by varying from one harvest to another from natural, pulped natural, honey to controlled fermantation.