Para ela Lot 256
Producer: Jose´ Maria de Oliveira
Lot Size: 7 Bags
Farm: Fazenda Serrinha
Region: Cerrado Mineiro, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Altitude: 1250 MASL
Process: 72 Hour “Casca” Experimental Fresh Water Anaerobic Fermentation (Whole Cherry), Exclusively Hand Picked - Natural Process
Drying Time: 24 days raised drying beds | Raking and rotation (6) times beginning at 7am until 6pm.
Cup Notes: Clean Malic Acidity, Round Body, Juicy, Sweet Caramel, Red Apple
Certifications: RFA, UTZ, 4C
72 Hour Fresh Water Anaerobic Fermentation - We have 4 fermentation tanks at the farm where we undergo many of our experimental micro lots. The coffee cherries are first placed in the fermentation tanks in whole cherry “casca” with fresh water for 72 hours. The coffee is rotated by hand 3 times a day and regulated with cool fresh water to maintain stable temperature conditions during the fermentation period. Following the fermentation period in the tanks, the coffee is then placed to dry on the raised drying beds for 24 days and is raked and rotated 6 times daily for consistent exposure and airflow.
We are excited to announce an exclusively special limited reserve “Para Ela” Collection that is 100% hand selected. These coffees are very near and dear to our hearts. They were carefully selected and sorted with love by the women of Our Coffees.
“Para Ela”, which translates "For Her" is our representation to the world of what we can achieve through the power of coffee. During the 4 month hand selection and sorting season, to financially empower the women of Campos Altos and shine a light on the financial disparity occurring in the country, we decided to take action and dedicate the entire hand selection and micro lot production to be harvested only by women. During the hand selection season, our pickers earned 50% higher wages than the regional average, and employee household incomes increased by 85% during the picking season as a direct result of the Para Elas production. The ripest and most pristine cherries were carefully hand selected and sorted with love exclusively and only by the women of Campos Altos.
CITY & STATE: CAMPOS ALTOS - MINAS GERAIS
REGION: CERRADO MINEIRO
ELEVATION: 1250 MASL
VARIETIES GROWN: TOPAZIO, RED & YELLOW BOURBON, ACAIA, RED & YELLOW CATUAÍ
AREA: 120 HA
Fazenda Serrinha - On the very top of a hill, Fazenda Serrinha is where we produce the crown jewels of Our Coffees. The farm is 140 hectares and is responsible for the production of some of the most innovative coffees being produced in Brazil.These coffees are selected with absolute precision and love to deliver rare and unique cup characteristics that will surely impress. Regional micro-climates provide Our Coffees a combination of nearly perfect sun exposure and stable temperature conditions during the cherry drying phase on our raised African drying beds.