Brazil
Fazenda Paraiso Espresso

Roast Level: Medium 
Region: Brazil
Profile: Sweet hazelnut, caramel base, slight tea notes.
Dose: 18.5g
Brew Water: 92-93C
Brew Time: 25-30 seconds
Brew Weight: 35g

 

Background

The agronomist Guy Carvalho bought Fazenda Paraiso in 1990. Passionate about coffee, Guy Carvalho’s approach is quality driven. In 1996 Fazenda Paraiso participated in Project Gourmet in Brazil, this project was in partnership with OIC to improve quality and introduce the pulped natural process into this farm.

 

The farm is located in a traditional coffee-growing district of Cabo Verde, in a region that presents ideal conditions for coffee production, such as an average altitude of 950 meters (3,100 feet) and a climate with well-defined seasons, low humidity and favorable temperatures. The farm has drying patios and produces both natural (dry-processed) and pulped natural coffee, using modern processing equipment including a washer and a pulper, and a mechanical mucilage remover that is used to produce pulped natural coffees during periods of excessive rain.

 

Fazenda Paraiso is committed to the production of coffee on a socially and environmentally sustainable basis. Guy, an agronomist by trade, is very involved in this project to maintain the environment and to produce coffee in a sustainable manner.


Region

South of Minas Gerais

Farm

Fazenda Rio Verde

Farmer

Guy Carvalho

Varietal

Mundo Novo, Yellow Catuai, Red Catuai

Altitude Range

900m - 1100m

Process

Natural

Crop

2020

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