Brazil Fazenda Paraíso - Antônio Fortes Bustamante Cup of Excellence 2011


Bean name Brazil Fazenda Paraíso - Antônio Fortes Bustamante Cup of Excellence 2011
Country Brazil
Region Minas Gerais
Other info Variety: Yellow Bourbon and Catucaí


Paraíso Farm was bought in 1977 and right afterwards started the coffee and banana plantation. They suffered three times with devastations caused by climate problems in 1979, 1981 and 1994.

The crops were replanted with Yellow Bourbon and Catucaí varieties. They have presented excellent quality coffee.

Located in the valley of Serra da Pedra Branca, the property is full of native wood, and pure and clean water sources. The place still presents favourable characteristics to the coffee production, like mild climate and permanent ventilation.

From the top of the mountain Serra da Pedra Branca, which is at 5990 feet in altitude, the beautiful landscape of all the region can be enjoyed; in fact that gave the name Boa Vista to the borough where the farm is located.

In the cup expect dark chocolate, with banana and hazelnut, and a sparkling vibrant acidity that fizzes on the tongue.

Farm: Fazenda Paraíso
Farmer: Antônio Fortes Bustamante
City: Conceição das Pedras
Region: MG
Country: Brazil
Farm Size: 240.00 Hectares
Coffee growing area: 52.00 Hectares
Altitude: 1300 masl
Variety: Yellow Bourbon and Catucaí
Processing System: Pulped Natural

Roasting Information:
Medium to medium dark roast. My preference is just into second crack, first few pops then drop.

"Quick Look" Guide:
Sweet, nutty, summer fruits, peach, chocolate.

Good Filter: Yes, Good Espresso: Yes

Cupping notes

Clean cup 7/8
Sweetness 8/8
Acidity 7/8
Mouthfeel 6/8
Flavour 7/8
Aftertaste 7/8
Balance 7/8
Overall 7/8
Correction +36
Total 92

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