Brazilian Pântano Mundo Novo coffee beans (N) – roasted at Quaffee in the Vineyard Hotel

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R110.00R440.00 incl. VAT

Brazilian Pântano a naturally processed Catuai Mundo Novo from near Patos de Minas. A good complexity coffee with nuts and fruit and a medium body.

Roasted at Quaffee based in the Vineyard Hotel, takes 2 working days dispatch. View our standard delivery days.

 

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Description

The Brazilian Pântano is a fully traceable coffee sourced via Expocaccer and Marunic Trading, specifically for the Vineyard Blend.

Expocaccer

We visited Expocaccer when we went to Brazil in 2016. Expocaccer is a collaboration of over 500 farmers, driven to identify specialty grade coffees from all farm members.

Prior to Expocaccer all lots with mixed and sold to the large cooperative. Now coffee lots are separated, and those that cup at 83 or more, are then offered as specialty lots.

Read more about Expocaccer via our post on our visit: Expocaccer visit…

Brazilian Pântano

Located in the Cerrado, close to the city of Patos de Minas, Fazenda Pântano (swamp in Portuguese) comprises a total of 550 hectares. More than 300 hectares have been allocated for permanent natural forest reserves – 6 times Brazil’s legal mandate. The farm has received the Sustainable Practices award from the country’s most prestigious agricultural magazine, Globo Rural.

Working closely with the Brazilian Coffee Research Institute then Pânato team interrogate processing and flavour. With this intention, the farm currently grows over 148 varieties of coffee, most of which are in experimental production. Moreover, each part of the land is seen as different and is cultivated with respect to its diversity.

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Senhor Wagner, the owner, is fastidious with waste and plans to reduce the use of chemicals and water as much as possible in the coming years. Notably, the farm is currently divided into plots made up of 1-hectare squares, for each of which soil analysis is performed and specific water and pesticide treatments prescribed accordingly. A meteorological station on-site measures:

  • their daily necessity of water,
  • the quantity of rain,
  • the soil’s water retention and
  • the amount of groundwater in its first 40 centimetres.

Pântano has been a pioneering farm in Minas Gerais, the first in the region to treat each hectare of land individually. Wagner and Fazenda Pântano have become a reference for sustainability the world over. Not only are the coffees of outstanding quality, but the farm’s commitment to sustainable and ethical practice is something we deeply respect and try to embody in our own business as well.

We visited the farm in 2016 and found they also have a frog as a mascot. Read more about our visit to the farm here…

Details of Coffee

On each bag of Pântano has a QR code that lets us trace the coffee, here is a link to the website that it takes us too…

Region: Coromande / Minas Gerais, Brazil
Farm: Pântano
Processing: Natural, dried in sun on patios.
Cultivar: 100% Arabica: Mundo Novo.
Altitude: 1050 masl.
Harvest: 2019
Bag type: Hessian with GrainPro.
Characteristics: Nuts and fruit, with a medium mouthfeel.
Roast Used Medium charge with a gently decreasing ramp rate, until first crack when the flame is reduced allowing for 1:15 development time
Our brews:
Brew Method Ratio Brew Method Ratio
Espresso 1:1.9 AeroPress 18g:200g
Plunger 40g:600g Pour over / filter 20g:300g

Additional information

Coffee category

2. Medium bodied

Characteristics

fruit, nut

coffee region

Americas

Complexity

4 ★ Single

Manufacturer

Brazil, Quaffee

Model

Pântano

Location

Vineyard Hotel

Packaging

1kg Packet, 250g Box, 500g Packet, 750g Packet

1 review for Brazilian Pântano Mundo Novo coffee beans (N) – roasted at Quaffee in the Vineyard Hotel

  1. louis.van (verified owner)

    Very nice, not as punchy as some of the others I like, but still very flavourful.

    • Warren Machanik

      Great feedback, we agree this Brazilian has more of a medium rather than full body / mouth feel.

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