Coming from a small micro-region called Chapadão de Ferro (pronounced Chop-Ah-Dow) in the Cerrado Mineiro growing region of Brazil, Brazil Fortaleza scored at an 85.75 with our in-house Q-grader while he cupped coffees on a recent origin trip. "I cupped several lots of coffee from this farm when I was there and was impressed with the consistent quality." Consisting of 100% Red Catuai, you can expect tasting notes of milk chocolate, cherry, and golden raisin.
Ariovaldo Bonfim’s farm, Fortaleza, is located in the city of Patrocinio, in the Cerrado Mineiro growing region of Brazil. This region is a world-recognized, high-quality coffee producing origin and became the first Protected Geographical Indication in Brazil. Since 1987, Ariovaldo Bonfim (with the help of his wife and children) cultivate 5 hectares (12 acres) of coffee on their property. Situated around the cone of a partially formed volcano, their farm at 1150 meters create unique characteristics in the cup only found here.
Your coffee is roasted-to-order.
This means we roast your beans when we receive your order ensuring the freshest cup of coffee. Please allow approximately three (3) business days before we ship your order.
|Tasting Notes||Milk Chocolate, Cherry, Golden Raisin, Juicy|