Region: Cerrado Mineiro
Producer: Barbosa Family
Altitude: 1020 - 1100 meters
Varietal: Red Catuai. Peaberry
Process: Natural cement patio drying for 11 days
Tasting Notes: A more nuanced natural with soft grape notes and hints of chocolate with a light to medium body
The tradition of coffee production has been in the Barbosa Family since the twentieth century. Mr. Barbosa ancestors, his great-grandparent Elias Barbosa passed it on to his grandparent Claudio Barbosa de Paula and from him to his father, Jairo Barbosa de Paula and now Mr. Barbosa works with his generation, his sons Vítor Marcelo and Sergio Ricardo. When Danilo says family business, he means husband, wife, father, son, and daughter in law all working together, so the office is like a big home where everybody shares the same dream, supports each other, learn and grow together. The office is located in Carmo do Paranaíba, Estate of Minas Gerais, where the team is composed of ten people, cooperating to deliver the best coffee.
From the choice of the varietal to the harvest season, the Barbosa family works hard to deliver the best coffee. All the processes are closely watched, and the Quality Control team follow all the stages of the traceability program, from the tree to the warehouse, and from the warehouse to the world.
About Cerrado Mineiro
The Cerrado Region has all the conditions to produce specialty coffee. During the dry season, humidity is low, temperatures are lighter, and the coffee quality is accentuated. Defined seasons, soil and topography combined with experienced crop management; provides everything we need to deliver the best coffee.
For many decades the family produced and sold the coffee to exporters around the region, always with a huge demand from buyers, crop after crop, the dream was to trade directly with the importers all around the world. Researchers were executed on coffee quality, sensorial analyses, consistency, screens, and a decision was made, the family is now exporting great coffee around world on the Direct Trade basis, from our farm to your cup.