Region: Mantiqueira de Minas (DOC)
State: Minas Gerais
City: Sao Gonsalo do Sapucai
Owner: Jose Marciano da Silveira
Elevation: 1,330 m.
Varietal: Red Catuai
Acidity: Low to Medium
After Taste: Lingering
In the cup: Dark chocolate in a thick body, displaying cherry brownies upfront, moving towards caramel in the finish. Lasting flavour
Sitio Sao Jose is located in the Mantiqueira region, one of the most pristine spots in Brazil. Mr Jose Marciano is member of APAS – The Association of Producers from Alto da Serra. The association was founded in 1996 by a group of small farmers, aiming to improve their production conditions and quality. Quality, traceability, good agricultural practices, social and environmental responsibility, and food safety are the main pilars of APAS. Therefore, their members are all certified by Certifica Minas Cafe and Fair Trade. In 2013, in the 14th Cup of Excellence Early Harvest, 3 coffees from APAS were amongst the 58 best coffees of Brazil, a massive achievement considering it was the first time the producers started to process naturals and it represents only 5% of all coffees from APAS. The coffees produced at Mantiqueira de Minas, especially the natural processed ones, have been standing out.
(This product is also available in wholesale quantities. Please contact us if you are interested in wholesale prices for a minimum 30kg bag purchase)