Espanola Coffee Roasters
Brazil Esmeralda Natural (Direct Trade)
A natural processed coffee with strong body, mild sweetness, smooth acidity, velvety. This is excellent as a medium roast, but it is also our most popular dark roast
BRAZIL ESMERALDA NATURAL
FARM: Fazenda Sao Joao
REGION: Alta Mogiana
FARMER: Klebio Lopes
SUB REGION: São Sebastião da Grama, São Paulo
ALTITUDE: 800 - 1200 mts
SCREEN SIZE: 16/18
DRYING METHOD: Sun-dried
GRAIN PRO: Yes
DIRECT TRADE: Yes
Cupping Notes: Caramel, nuts, white chocolate. Nice acidity. Creamy body. Sweet and delicate aftertaste.
REGIONAL + PRODUCER INFORMATION
Alta Mogiana is a traditional coffee region covering the northeast of the State of São Paulo and also some cities in the State of Minas Gerais. The tradition of producing the best coffees comes due to natural conditions as altitude, climate and ideal rainfall and as a result of extensive experience in growing and processing specialty coffees. Known worldwide for producing Arabica coffees of exceptional quality, with a distinct profile, featuring balanced body and acidity, excellent natural sweetness and a caramelized fragrance, the region is located on a plateau with an altitude between 800 meters and 1200 meters, being Pedregulho one of the highest cities of the region and the state.
Nossa Senhora Aparecida farm is part of a farm collective consisting of 5,000 hectares, with 1,100 hectares dedicated to coffee plantation and a growth plan to double the planted area on the coming years. It has an average altitude of 1,000 meters above sea level, temperatures around 20ºC and an average rainfall of 1,500 mm/year, distributed mainly during summer, alternating with dry periods in winter.