Brazil Sitio Maranhao

By: James Gourmet Coffee
Weight: 250g

£6.50 (+pp)

A beautiful bold coffee with flavours of red currant and dried mango with chocolate notes.

Roasters note:  Sitio Maranhao is a small farm, not far from the entrance to Pocos de Caldas, in Minas Gerais. The move to specialty coffee has been over recent years and is painstaking work. The coffee harvest is only part of the years’ work. As soon as the harvest is complete there is a whole host of other things to attend to, but at least the workload reduces a little. Between Claiton and Jose, they are ingenious and very resourceful, making systems where they re-use motors for different parts of the coffee processing.

All of the pickings are selective, meaning that every bean that you buy has been picked by a member of the Delgado family when it is ripe. There can be 4 or 5 passes (pickings) across the harvest, none of the automated machine scale here. On top of this, I doubt a harvester could even make it up the steep, steep slopes.

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SKU: 395 Category:

Type: Single Origin

Taste: Chocolate, dried mango & red currant

Country: Brazil

Process: pulped natural

Varietal: red catuai, yellow catuai

Bag Size: 250