Sítio Vargem Alegre is in the city of Cristina, in the Mantiqueira de Minas Indication of Origin region, at an elevation of 1300 meters. The topography is mountainous, the climate differentiated and the land conducive to producing high-quality coffee.
The producer and his family are dedicated to sustainable growing, seeking to work in harmony with the environment. They believe that sustainable agriculture leads to a higher standard of living. The farm has reserves for the preservation of native forests and springs. The varieties Yellow Catucaí, Bourbn and Acaiá are planted.
The farm is in an area that has the Mantiqueira de Minas Indication of Origin seal, which guarantees the origin and quality of the coffee.
The harvest is done by the family and is selective, bean by bean, occurring when the fruits are at the peak of their maturation. The coffee is hand-picked over cloths to avoid contact with the soil.
|Farm Name||Sitio Vargem Alegre|
|Farmer/Rep.||Cleverson Daniel Da Silva|
|Size (30kg boxes)||6|
|City||Cristina – Mg|
|Region||Mantiqueira De Minas|
|Program||Brazil Naturals 2016|
|Aroma/Flavor||Grape, sangria, spicey, raisin, ginger, floral, jasmine, tangerine, red currants, vanilla, honeydew|
|Acidity||Bright juicy orange, citric, tartaric, complex, crisp acidity|
|Other||Creamy silky mellow, big, round mouthfeel|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||397|
|High bidders||Project Origin/Honey Coffee/Tim Adams|