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Brazil Serra dos Ciganos

2,3008,900

Chamomile, Honey, Hibiscus

Roast: Medium
Whole Bean
Whole Bean
Espresso
Espresso
Moka Pot
Moka Pot
Auto Drip
Auto Drip
Pour over
Pour over
French Press
French Press
Cold Brew
Cold Brew
250g
250g
500g
500g
1Kg
1Kg
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Our single farm direct trade offering from FAF coffees this coffee comes from the Serra dos Ciganos Valley in the city called Vale da Grama in the Mogiana region in the state of São Paulo. The Mogiana region is composed of mountains and rolling hills that produce sweetness and a dense creamy body that are the principal characteristics of this region.

The Serra do Cigano Valley and wetmill sits in the mountains bordering the states of São Paulo and Minas Gerais. Located in the municipality of Caconde, it is an important watershed contributing to the Rio Pardo river from the natural springs that rise on the Bobolink farms of Serra do Cigano Mountains. The name, which means the Gypsy Valley, arose in the 19th century when the valley was used as a camp for the travelling people of the area.

This coffee is best in quality of a single farm in region operating as part of Bobolink project that our partners FAF coffees operate as a network of small family farmers in the valley that have a shared vision of producing best coffees with sustainable agricultural practices.

The land used to belong to a few families and plots were subsequently divided through the new generations. In the Serra do Cigano we have the Dos Santos, Jacon, Vicente, Rossetto, Borges, Aurielette families; who have been living and farming the area for four generations.

In 2008 small farmers in the valley started working with FAF Coffees on a new coffee production model for the region.  Instead of selling their dried coffee to local buyers they worked with FAF Coffees to raise the quality and think of coffee as a beverage and not a grain to be auctioned off. Taking control of the post-harvest processes and applying new techniques such as raised beds and careful turning allows the full potential of the coffee to come through. Today, they have individual plots throughout the valley and collectively they care for the springs and streams that flow through their properties.

The families have used this period to improve the health of their coffee plantations maximizing the potential of the incredible terroir of the region. United by the passion of producing high quality coffee and preserving the natural habitat which they have inherited, Serra do Cigano is now on a FAF Coffees One-Hundred-Year Project to bring back the abundance of clean water, forests and organically grown produce for those who inhabit today and for the following generations to come.

CountryBrazil
RegionMogiana
VarietalCatuai & Mundo Novo
Altitude1000 masl
ProcessingNatural
Cupping NotesBalanced, Floral, High sweetness, Corn porridge, Chamomile, Honey, Hibiscus, Delicate
RoastMedium

Grind Type

Whole Bean, Espresso, Moka Pot, Auto Drip, Pour over, French Press, Cold Brew

Weight

250g, 500g, 1Kg

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