Caxambu lies at between 930 and 1,150 metres above sea level in the rolling hills of south Minas Gerais, close to the small town of Três Pontas. This temperate region has average temperatures of between 21°C and 23°C, with an annual rainfall average of 1800mm - ideal conditions for producing coffee.
The farm’s cherries are picked by hand when they are fully ripe, with various passes to avoid harvesting green cherries. This particular lot is made up of 100% Rubí cherries that were processed using the natural method. The cherries are carefully delivered to dry on the farm’s extensive patios without being pulped. Once there, they are turned regularly to ensure even drying. Once the beans reach optimum humidity they are rested in the farm’s purpose-built warehouses until they are ready to be milled and, then, exported.
“Caxambú” means ‘music box’ in a mix of Afro-Indian language. It is a symbol that brings uncommon musicality to the farm’s coffees. Local legends have it that “The Earth carries us and guards our steps. Heaven feeds our Soul and Heart to enjoy the unique moments of life.” Carmem Lucia and her family also hold that each bean of coffee takes with it the history of the places and hands it has passed through.
This coffee has a straight chocolate note on the first sip. You'll get a juicy mouthfeel of orange and hints of hazelnut nutty notes on the aftertaste.
Brewing Recipe :
義式 18g of coffee yield to 32g of espresso 25 - 30 seconds
手沖 18g of coffee to 290ml of water 3 minutes. Yield 260-270ml
Roasted on 17th of August 八月十七號 100g & 200g pack whole bean coffee ships within 1 - 2 working days.