Ariovaldo Bonfim’s farm, Fortaleza, is located in the city of Patrocínio, Minas Gerais, in the Cerrado Mineiro growing region of Brazil. Within Cerrado there are many microregions that present unique characteristics in the cup. The Chapadão de Ferro microregion, where Ariovaldo’s farm can be found, is a small town with farms situated around the cone of a partially formed volcano. Farms here are at higher elevations above 1100 meters and coffee is harvested a month or two later than in other parts of Cerrado Mineiro.
This lot of Red Catuai coffee underwent Natural processing, the most common processing method in the country.
- Tasting Notes– Cherry, Milk Chocolate, Juicy
- Importer – Ally Coffee
- Region – Cerrado Mineiro
- Processing – Natural
- Varietal – Red Catuai
- Farm/Processor – Ariovaldo Bonfim / Fortaleza
- Elevation – 1150m
- Roast – Medium/Light