Region/Town: Mantiqueira, Minas Gerais
Arabica Varietal: Red Catuai
Processing: Natural Aerobic Fermentation
Farmer: Gustavo Oliveira
Farm: Agua Limpa
Screen Size: 17-18
In the cup: Clean body with notes of port wine, red and black currant with a yellow fruit finish.
Belonging to South of Minas Gerais, Mantiqueira de Minas is a small hilly area, encrusted in the state’s highest part. This coffee region is largely represented by smallholder producers. Coffees from this region present outstanding citrus, floral and fruity notes, creamy and dense body, intense citric acidity, evident sweetness, and prolonged finish.
Gustavo Oliveira’s farm is 1200m above sea level and he is in the third generation of coffee producers. Gustavo has 21 years old and has been focusing on specialty coffees, producing various varieties from fermented methods to fine natural.
(Info courtesy of Minas Hill)