Brazil Naturals 2012

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91.66

Rank: 1
Farmer/Rep.: Luiz Flávio Pereira de Castro
Altitude: 1000
Country: Brazil Naturals
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 36
City: Carmo de Minas
Region: Sul de Minas – Brasil
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: floral, bouquet, tangerine, watermelon, papaya, fruit punch caramel, white peach, apricot, Japanese dark cherry, red fruits
Acidity: malic, citric, lively, bright, complex, refined, integrated, well structured, alive
Other: sensitive aftertaste, multidimensional, sweet luxurious, silky, juicy, creamy
Processing system: Natural
Variety : Bourbón Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 32
Farm Size: 99
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2380.99
High bid: 19.10
Total value: 45476.91
High bidders: Mocoway Specialty Coffee (China)

90.41

Rank: 2
Farmer/Rep.: Ana Cristina Junqueira Villela
Altitude: 1100
Country: Brazil Naturals
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 34
City: Dom Viçoso
Region: Sul de Minas – Brasil
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: melon, strawberry cream, rum raisin, winy, sweet spiced apple, butter, port wine, rose petal blossom, dense floral, peach, chocolate
Acidity: delicate, citric effervescence, tangy, raspberry
Other: sparkling aftertaste, luscious, creamy, praline-finish
Processing system: Natural
Variety : Yellow Bourbón
Coffee Growing Area: 6
Farm Size: 17
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2248.71
High bid: 16.80
Total value: 37778.33
High bidders: Maruyama Coffee, Saza Coffee, Mikatajuku group, Orsir Coffee (Taiwan)

90.19

Rank: 3
Farmer/Rep.: Kleber de Castro Junqueira
Altitude: 1400 masl
Country: Brazil Naturals
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 28
City: Carmo de Minas
Region: MG
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: hazelnut, almond, pipe tobacco chocolate, nutty, cherry, pear floral sugar cane, bog chocolate
Acidity: intense- citric, flamboyant, dried fruit
Other: buttery, cocoa, long finish, melon, fresh fruit. Blackberry, caramel, really clean
Processing system: Natural
Variety : Yellow Bourbón
Coffee Growing Area: 20 hectares
Farm Size: 37.5 hectares
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1851.88
High bid: 8.10
Total value: 15000.23
High bidders: Invalsa Coffee® (USA) with Moxxee Coffee (USA), Rojo’s Roastery (USA), Electric City Roasting (USA), Roast Inc (USA), Carrboro Coffee (USA) & Campos Coffee (Australia)

90.13

Rank: 4
Farmer/Rep.: José Wagner Ribeiro Junqueira
Altitude: 1350 masl
Country: Brazil Naturals
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 32
City: Carmo de Minas
Region: MG
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: jasmine, bergamot, floral, vanilla, violet aroma red crème, sweet chocolate, almond, sugar cane, cashew, Irish crème, sweet spicy baked apple
Acidity: citric, pomegranate, complex, subtle, balanced, winy grape
Other: –rich, creamy mouthfeel, syrupy, dense sweet fruit reduction
Processing system: Natural
Variety : Yellow Bourbón
Coffee Growing Area: 40 hectares
Farm Size: 175.2 hectares
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2116.44
High bid: 7.80
Total value: 16508.23
High bidders: PROUD MARY and Five Senses

89.94

Rank: 5
Farmer/Rep.: Hislena Pereira Nogueira
Altitude: 975
Country: Brazil Naturals
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 76
City: Carmo de Minas
Region: Sul de Minas – Brasil
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: lime, pineapple, papaya, fruit punch, red passion fruit, honey, sugar cane, peach, brown sugar, caramel, sweet, floral
Acidity: white grape, refined, lively, citric and grape, delicate, vibrant
Other: silky, creamy mouthfeel, dense, heavy, creamy, long sweet finish
Processing system: Natural
Variety : Yellow Bourbón
Coffee Growing Area: 28
Farm Size: 50
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 5026.54
High bid: 8.00
Total value: 40212.32
High bidders: Dallis Bros (USA), Di Bella Coffee (Australia), Invalsa Coffee® (USA), Electric City Roasting (USA), SleepyFaun’s Roastery (Japan)

89.41

Rank: 6
Farmer/Rep.: Algênio Ferraz de Castro
Altitude: 1120
Country: Brazil Naturals
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 38
City: Carmo de Minas
Region: Sul de Minas – Brasil
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: vanilla, grapefruit ,strawberry, cherry, floral, honey, peach, walnut, caramel, crème brule
Acidity: balanced, structured, elegant, refined, jammy, fig pudding
Other: super dense, heavy, lingering aftertaste, creamy body, silky, rounded, sweet complex
Processing system: Natural
Variety : Yellow Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 120
Farm Size: 246
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2513.27
High bid: 8.00
Total value: 20106.16
High bidders: Toa Coffee Co.,Ltd. for Toa Coffee and Arab Coffee

89.09

Rank: 7
Farmer/Rep.: Pedro Sérgio Ferraz Reis
Altitude: 1250
Country: Brazil Naturals
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 38
City: Carmo de Minas
Region: Sul de Minas – Brasil
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: coffee blossom, marzipan, strawberry, almond butter, passion fruit, cinnamon, citrus, sweet chocolate
Acidity: fantastic, transparent, grapefruit, sauvignon blanc, white wine, delicate
Other: well balanced, sweet, plum, raisins, rich, velvety, well-structured, long finish
Processing system: Natural
Variety : Yellow Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 26
Farm Size: 199
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2513.27
High bid: 7.80
Total value: 19603.51
High bidders: Kaffebrenneriet as

88.72

Rank: 8
Farmer/Rep.: Fazenda Rainha
Altitude: 1350
Country: Brazil Naturals
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 28
City: São Sebastião Da Grama
Region: Mogiana
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: chocolate cake, vanilla, maple, brown sugar, honey, dried fruits apricot, floral, almond, spicy
Acidity: tangy, bright grape, tangerine, sturdy structure
Other: smooth, intense body, dense
Processing system: Natural
Variety : Yellow Bourbón
Coffee Growing Area: 280
Farm Size: 1091
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1851.88
High bid: 7.56
Total value: 14000.21
High bidders: Baristarie

88.59

Rank: 9
Farmer/Rep.: Homero Teixeira de Macedo Júnior
Altitude: 1135 masl
Country: Brazil Naturals
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 50
City: São Sebastião da Grama
Region: SP
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: honey, caramel, dark chocolate, sweet, sugar cane, big in the mouth tapioca, marzipan, lily, dense, sherry
Acidity: citric, sweet, crisp, clean, sparkling pineapple, lively, malic
Other: well balanced sweetness, velvety, long finish, clean, elegant, transparent
Processing system: Natural
Variety : Yellow Bourbón
Coffee Growing Area: 222 hectares
Farm Size: 605 hectares
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 3306.93
High bid: 6.10
Total value: 20172.27
High bidders: United Coffee UK & Ireland Limited

87.72

Rank: 10
Farmer/Rep.: José Roberto Canato
Altitude: 1250 masl
Country: Brazil Naturals
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 28
City: Carmo de Minas
Region: MG
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: mango, floral, plum, cantaloupe, green apple, green grape, rose hip blackberry, dark chocolate, raisin
Acidity: effervescent, mandarin orange, well balanced
Other: lingering, honey finish, elegant sparkling finish
Processing system: Natural
Variety : Yellow Bourbón
Coffee Growing Area: 140 hectares
Farm Size: 675 hectares
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1851.88
High bid: 7.60
Total value: 14074.29
High bidders: Wataru & Co., Ltd.