Brazil Santo Antonio Estates Natural
Cup Characteristics: This natural coffee is round and layered with tropical fruit background notes. Good component choice for traditional espresso blends. Higher citric acidity, fruit and chocolate notes, and more sweetness which will produce complex cups and espresso.
$13.99 per pound
Santo Antonio Estates is a collective of medium to large estates using sophisticated farming and processing techniques, located around the town of Santo Antonio de Amparo in South Minas region of Brazil. The estates have been in operation since 2007 and in a short time have progressed to become a very successful and a well run organization.
With a full time cupper and quality control manager, upscale cupping lab and their own warehouse and dry mill it's obvious that the level of quality is high and valued. Santo Antonio Estates are regular participants in international competitions and routinely place well in these events. With a mixture of varietals and processing methods, the estates have many top quality coffees to offer the market.
Region: Sul de Minas
Altitude: 1150 meters above sea level
Production total: 75,000 bags
Process: Full natural, dry processed
Drying method: Mechanical and patio full sun
Harvest: June - September
We selected this coffee in a blind cupping against many individual estate coffees. It represents an excellent value in Brazil natural.