Altitude – 1050m – 1150m above sea level.
Location – The Cerrado, Minas Gerais.
Preparation – Pulped natural.
Varietal – Yellow Bourbon
Owners – The Ferrero family
Certification – Rainforest Alliance
Fazenda Pântano is located in the Cerrado close to the city of Patos de Minas at an altitude of 1,150 meters and covers a total area of 600 hectares. More than100 hectares of the land are allocated for permanent natural forest reserves, a legal requirement under Brazilian law. The yellow bourbon cherries are picked and pulped and then immediately dried on African style raised beds for air drying. This results in a cleaner cup than natural processed coffee, with brighter notes and a lighter body and with greater complexity. All processing takes place on the farm and the coffee is only hulled at the point of export and packed into grain pro sacks in order to preserve flavour and freshness. The farm supports a local school and also funds various training schemes and courses for its staff. It is certified by the Rainforest Alliance.