PRODUCER: Sebastião Daniel da Silva
FARM: Sítio Vargem Alegre
LOCATION: Mantiqueira de Minas, Cristina | MG
ALTITUDE: 1380 masl
VARIETY: Yellow Catuaí 62
DRIED: Raised bed
NOTES: Ripe mango, passionfruit, peach, plum, tangerine
ROAST: Filter or Espresso
Sítio Vargem Alegre is a very small coffee farm of only 3 hectares which is located in the city of Cristina-MG, in the region of Mantiqueira de Minas, it’s owner and producer is Sebastião Daniel da Silva.
Sebastião, his wife Hilda and their children come from a family that cultivated rice up until the 1980’s where they made the decision to change to a new culture, coffee. They have a strong focus and work ethic on growing coffee in a sustainable way and being environmentally conscious along with always trying to work in harmony with the environment when producing coffee.
Previously Sebastião has previously placed 2nd, 9th & 10th in the renowned Cup of Excellence competition and 1st in the BCSA micro region showcase, along with many other places and continues producing this level of high quality coffee.