Vinhado

Brazilian specialty coffee. A coffee to spoil yourself with; fine red wine aroma, delicacy of purple fruits and high liqueur body.

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The yellow tupi by JC Grossi & Filhos will tantalise you with its delicate purple and black fruit flavour. The sweet aroma of red wine, coconut and raisins adds the icing on the cake. The yellow tupi from the União Farm contains high tartaric acidity and a full body with a hint of liqueur. A sip of this coffee provides an intense and prolonged aftertaste.

The Yellow Tupi is part of the Family Reserve line. These are micro lots that the Grossi family cultivates with great care. The effort and attention are reflected in exotic and unique flavors that can please even the most demanding coffee connoisseurs. Family Reserve are special and unique lots that surprise at every harvest. Only the ripest cherries are hand-picked, then placed in airtight containers and left to ferment anaerobically for 240 hours at temperatures below 14 °C. The cherries are then dried on concrete patios, resulting in a coffee with the crazy profile described above.

Cerrado de Minas is the first Brazilian coffee-growing region to be given the status of designation of origin (Cerrado Mineiro), giving it a status similar to wine-growing regions. With an altitude of 800-1300 masl and well-defined seasons (humid summers and mild, dry winters), this region is very suitable for growing coffee. Popular species here are Mundo Novo and Catuaí.

The Grossi family started growing coffee as far back as 1879. Today's family business was founded in 1972 by José Carlos Grossi. The beginnings were anything but ideal, as he faced difficult conditions for growing coffee, but immediately after the first successful harvests he took a step forward. he created experimental plantations where, to this day, Grossi & Filhos cooperates with research institutes to find out which minerals and organic compounds are best suited to the soil and to a particular type of coffee tree. This knowledge is applied to the cultivation of coffee, resulting in an exceptionally tasty cup of coffee with unforgettable aromas.

The harvest is done mechanically and manually, and the coffee is organically processed on the same day on the premises where little or no water is used. The coffee is then spread on a concrete platform, and the drying of certain coffee varietals is afterwards completed in three stages in mechanical dryers, which enhances their flavors and ensures the uniform quality of the coffee beans.

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Region

Cerrado Mineiro

Altitude

840-1140 m

Varietal

Yellow tupi

Process

Natural

Screen Size

16/18

Fermentation

Anaerobic

Producer

JC Grossi & Filhos

Quantity

1 kg, 5 kg