Blender: Brazil, Pocos de Caldasecre.coffee
Tasting Notes: Red Apple, Hazelnut, Milk Chocolate & Vanilla
Cupping Score: 83
Region: Cerrado de Minas, Minas Gerais
Varieties: Yellow Bourbon, Catuaí & Catucaí
Altitude: 1,000-1,300m above sea level
Producers: Various Smallholders
About the Bean:
Laying on the outer rim of an extinct volcano, Pocos de Caldas is located in an excellent environment for producing high-quality coffee lots. Nutrient-rich volcanic soil, high altitudes and cool temperatures mean that coffee cherries thrive and develop slowly, allowing for a more complex final fruit.
This lot is an excellent option for a blended roast. The coffee’s fruit-forward and nutty characteristics are complemented by decadent notes of milk chocolate and vanilla. Together, these create a creamy and viscous body, measured with a pleasant tart fruitiness – a fantastic option for providing body and depth of flavour to a blend.