COUNTRY: Brazil REGION: Cerrado Mineiro FARM: Finca Cerrado Mineiro FARMER: Various ALTITUDE: 800-1300 M VARIETAL: Red Bourbon PROCESS: Natural ROAST LEVEL: Medium
Mike Perry sourced this coffee from his trip early this year and it is a hand-selected blend from two farms located in Cerro Mineiro region. It starts with a light milk chocolate and bright orange-citrus aroma. The cup brings out flavors of brown sugar and orange with mild citric acidity. Along with a balanced body, this coffee can be enjoyed as drip or espresso.
The Cerrado Mineiro Region is a world-recognized, high-quality coffee producing origin - the first “Protected Geographical Indication- PGI” in Brazil, located in northwest of Minas Gerais State.
A strong characteristic of this region is its well-defined seasons—a hot, wet summer followed by a pleasantly dry winter. The coffee plantations are cultivated in areas with altitudes varying between 800 and 1,300 meters and are known for consistently producing high-quality coffees with a unique identity. The coffees are “Origin and Quality Certified” by the Cerrado Mineiro Region - PGI - Regulatory Board.
Similar to Rose Diamonds, the grains that compose this label have distinct characteristics, aroma of orange flowers, jasmine or roses, balanced body and long finish.