NEL PROTAZIO - filter roast ⚡️new⚡️
Roasted Thursday 2nd December 2021
Nel is a 44 year old father of 3. He first started working with coffee at the age of 12. His small farm Sitio Alto Querubim is a 20 minute motorbike ride away from the family home.
On the farm there are 7000 coffee trees with vegetables & grains planted between the rows. There are also cows, pigs & chickens which provide compost & food for the family. Nel uses the community pulping machine to de-pulp his coffee cherries but has his own cement patio, green house & raised beds to dry his coffee.
* Catuai is a cross between Mundo Novo & Caturra it was developed in Brasil & released in 1972. The plant is a dwarf, highly productive with good cup quality.
- Origin: Brasil
- Region: Serra do Caparaó
- Farm: Sitio Alto Querubim
- Farmer: Nel Protazio
- Crop: 2020-2021
- Altitude: 1400 meters
- Cultivar: Red Catuai*
- Processing: Pulped natural
- Flavour: Rockmelon, raspberry