Region: Sul de Minas
Area: Campos das Vertentes
State: Minas Gerais
City: Santo Antonio do Amparo
Owner: Joao Newton R Teixeira
Elevation: 1140 m.
Variety: Yellow Catuai Peaberry
Acidity: Low to Medium
After Taste: Sweet
In the cup: Smooth, silky body. Medium acidity with notes of vanilla pods on a milk chocolate bed.
Pinhal farm is located at the Campos da Vertente region. The farms Pinhal and Santo Antonio are managed by Pedro and his father Joao Newton. The family is dedicated to improve coffee quality and the surrounding neighbourhood through social and educational projects. The farm is also dedicated to upgrade the coffee varieties, and they are currently planting Bourbons, Topaz, Catuais, Catucais and Acaias varieties. Pinhal farm maintains a shelter for birds hurt or in captivity and, in partnership with the local government environment department, takes care of them before releasing them back into nature.
Here is a glimpse of the Pinhal and Santo Antonio farms.