Brazil Mantiqueira de Minas Sitio Da Torre Natural Yellow Bourbon 16+ – *51570* – 25961 – 60.0 kg Videplast Bags – SPOT RCWHSE

Position Spot

Bags 3

Warehouses Oakland

Flavor Profile Cherry, honey, almond, cocoa powder

About this coffee

Grower

Álvaro Antônio Pereira Coli | Fazenda Sitio da Torre

Altitude

1100 - 1300 masl

Variety

Yellow bourbon

Soil

Clay minerals

Region

Mantiqueira Region, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Process

Full natural and dried in the sun

Harvest

May - September

Certification

Conventional

Coffee Background

From the volumes of coffee flowing out of Minas Gerais (the largest of the three major Brazilian growing regions), we have plucked a special treat traceable to a single estate located in the protected origin of Mantiqueira de Minas region known for its rolling hills and uneven terrain. The 235 acre estate called Sitio da Torre has been owned and managed by Álvaro Antônio Pereira Coli for the last 24 years. This is the same land that his great-grandfather purchased in the late 1800s after emigrating from Italy. Álvaro has built an impressive reputation for quality consistently recognized in the Brazil Cup of the Excellence competitions over the last decade. During the harvest coffee cherries are floated to remove less dense and damaged coffee, and then depulped and placed on patios to dry with the mucilage still attached.  After 5 days, the coffee is moved to mechanical driers to precisely finish the drying to 11 percent moisture and then carefully stored until it is time for milling and export.