Brazil Yellow Bourbon Laranjal Farms
Arrived December 2013, first of the new crop coffee from Brazil and packed in Grainpro bags.
Repeat of a best seller from prior seasons, this coffee is produced by 3 small Laranjal farm properties in the Pocos de Caldas Region of Mogiana. Pocos de Caldas is a volcanic crater, and these farms are located around the rim of the caldera or crater. These farmers select the best naturals to dry on screens and then the best of those beans are selectto produce top lots such as this.
- Farmers: Laranjal Farm
- Region: Mogiana - Pocos de Caldas
- Varietal: Yellow Bourbon
- Processing: Pulped Natural
Situated within the mountainous region of Poços de Caldas, Laranjal Farm has steep topography and a mild climate. The farm was purchased by Sertãozinho Group in October 2007, in order to fulfill its potential to produce the excellent speciality coffee that the area is famous for. This group has had many successful contributions to the Brazil Cup of Excellence.
The farm's long-standing crops come as a result of a distinctive microclimate which enables them to grow exotic varieties of coffee.
The 330 hectares of land that Laranjal is blessed with has rich fertile soils and a wonderful micro climate with ample rainfall. Brazilian coffee like this can be a significant component in espresso blends, especially lighter Norther Italian style much in favor today. Traditionally, most espresso recipes have included Brazil due to its characteristics: low acidity, high body, creamy, caramel, and chocolate notes, with a significant amount of sweetness. Enjoyable as a standalone coffee, Laranjal Yellow Bourbon makes for an excellent espresso blend base.
Cup Characteristics: This pulped natural coffee has a wonderful smooth and round body, sweet acidity, and a clean aftertaste. Good component choice for traditional espresso blends. Higher citric acidity, fruit and chocolate notes, and more sweetness which will produce complex cups and espresso.
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Price per pound : $12.99