Castanhas

Castanhas

Cherry, Caramel & Milk Chocolate

250g — £8.50

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  • SCA Score 83
  • Producer Castanhas Do Brazil
  • Altitude 900 - 1100
  • Process Natural
  • Varietal Mixed
  • Location Tres Pontas, Sul de Minas

Roaster's Notes

Imagine the natural sweetness of cherries blending effortlessly with the comforting richness of caramel. To complete the experience, a smooth touch of milk chocolate adds a delightful twist.

Story

The Cocatrel Cooperative was founded in 1961 in Tres Pontas and has now growm to the second largest Cooperative in Brazil. There are over 6000 members who are part of the cooperative and they have 11 different buying points across the region. All the coffee are electronically tagged and recorded on delivery with a unique QR code giving full traceablity on all the coffees for the growers to know exactly where their coffee is. Over 50% of the members of the cooperative grow coffee on land that is less than 10 Ha in size.

‘Castanhas do Brasil’ which translates as "Nuts of Brazil" is a blend of made from mainly from one particular area called Carmo De Cachoeira. The coffee is selected for its sweet and creamy hazelnut praline profile by the cupping team in the Cocatrel Direct Lab who assign it to this profile blend. The coffee must have a clean profile and be scoring 83 + on evaluation.

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