Carmo Best Cup #3 - Carlos Renato Braga da Silva - Sitio Pedra Batista - Pedralva - Yellow CatuaĆ­ - Natural (GrainPro)

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Sitio Pedra Batista is a 10.8-hectare lot owned by Carlos Renato Braga da Silva, with 5 hectares planted in coffee of several Yellow varieties: Bourbon, Catucai, and Catuai.

Carlos Renato is very proud of his farm's history: It was purchased by his great-great-grandfather in 1940, then passed down through the generations to Carlos Renato, though coffee wasn't always a primary focus: The land grew tobacco, beans, and corn mostly. The farm has no workers besides the family, and Carols Renato himself does most of the daily duties around the farm: He has learned about quality from his grandfather, who would tell him stories about "specialty coffee," and he has done a lot to improve his picking, processing, and sorting to achieve better results.

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ID# 11356

Origin Brazil
Region Pedralva, Carmo de Minas, Minas Gerais
Farm Sitio Pedra Batista
Variety Yellow Catuai
Altitude 1150 masl
Proc. Method Natural

The Cup

"Rich sweetness with winey fruit acidity and a heavy mouthfeel; lots of cherry and berry with raisin, lemon, cascade hop and tropical fruit flavors."