Brazil - Fazenda Salto | Natural | Yellow Bourbon
|Location:||Carmo da Cachoeira, Sul De Minas|
|Density ( gram/liter ):||736|
|Cup profile:||Orange and lemon with hazelnut cream and dark chocolate.|
Fazenda Salto has been in the Reis family for 38 years. Dr. Fabio Reis, who trained and worked as a Doctor, has nonetheless had coffee as an integral part of his life since childhood.
Fazenda Salto is an 800 hectare farm run by Fabio and his sons, André and Juca. They are always striving to produce quality coffee by aiming a t excellence. Fabio is constantly midfull of the importance of sustainability, the environment and social issues which impact the farm. They have embraced the emergence of specialty coffee by investing in modern technology and practices. For example, they have installed new static drying boxes as well as building a stable of raised beds to produce high-quality lots. They have mapped out the farm, allocating different parcels of land to different processes, and are always looking for the best result in the cup.
This natural yellow bourbon lot was machine harvested and then separated by density and ripeness with only perfectly ripe cherry being selected. From here the coffee was taken to dry on raised African beds for 28 days, being turned regularly until achieving 11.35 % moisture. Then the coffee is rested in wooden silos for 10 days before being milled and bagged and taken to the cooperative for export.