Brazil Fazendas Dutra SO Organic RFA – Medium-Dark Roast Coffee
Brazil Fazendas Dutra SO makes one of our signature single origins. It is roasted to a silky smooth medium-dark roast that is one of the best Brazilian coffee we’ve had the pleasure of working with.
Drinking coffee made from this, begins with a journey of buttery popcorn both in aroma and taste. From there, you may be reminded of toasted nuts and dark chocolate, lastly rounding up with a subtle finish of strawberries. This is one of our more intense roasts available, with great balance, and strong in crema. We believe that it will make almost every coffee lover happy.
Fazendas Dutra – Location
These beans are grown on Fazendas Dutra farm in the Matas de Minas region within the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Matas de Minas has an undulating landscape and is characterised by a warm and humid climate. The region is known for its increasing production of specialty coffee, which is typically sweet with citric, caramel, or chocolate notes. Since 2000 Fazendas Dutra has won over 85 awards including awards for both quality and sustainability.
The farm also has been a leader in the use of solar power to power de-pulping operations, and is continually investing in new solar production. The farm is certified organic and Rainforest Alliance. Due to the mountainous nature of Matas de Minas, all Fazendas Dutra coffee beans are hand-picked which allows for greater selectivity and uniformity than other regions in Brazil which use mechanical harvesting practices. A school on the farm for nearby locals and a family health programme that includes visits from a medical team to the farm are just a few of the charitable activities that Fazenda Dutra is engaged in.
Quest’s focus is social and environmental sustainability. We believe in supporting farmers who grow quality beans in a sustainable manner. Although their efforts to invest in their land and procedures can’t always be measured, they can be brewed in a cup for you to enjoy.
To see how this bean compares to our other roasters check out our bean comparison page.
For tips on brewing the perfect cup of Brazil Fazendas coffee see our blog page for different brewing methods.