For many experts, the most fantastic mojo is the Brazilian Minas Gerais coffee. Check out what could be the best cuppa Joe fix of your life.
In Brazil, the second historic coffee boom ran between 1880’s and 1930’s, during the so-called Coffee and Milk Policy historic period. The name refers to the large productions of coffee and milk of São Paulo and Minas Gerais, respectively and how those states managed to monopolize Brazil’s Presidency chair during those decades.
Minas is the largest coffee-growing region in Brazil, which accounts for almost 50% of country’s results, and is one of the main gourmet coffee origins with a coffee-growing range of around 2,500,000 acres.
Minas produces several types of high-quality coffees:
Sul de Minas Gerais coffee
The rough, undulating mounts of this southern state region, are the core of Brazil’s production.
With favorable raining and mild weather, the average-sized farms here use pulped natural, washed and natural processing methods to collect bold body, fruity aroma and acid taste coffees
Chapada de Minas Gerais Coffee
High plateaus cut by valleys and rivers house washed and natural “caffes” with notes of molasses, citric and red fruits, elegant acidity and intense aroma.
Matas de Minas Coffee
The first oldest coffee region in the state, these originally Atlantic jungles have rough terrains with a warmer and moist environment. Processing methods are pulped natural and natural for a great cup of brew with a bold body and neutral scent.Cerrado de Minas Coffee
Cerrado de Minas Coffee
This region, near the city of Patrocinio, contains “mesas” with upland tropical weathers, categorized by showery summertime and dry winters, perfect for harvesting high-quality naturals.
With excellent altitudes and textbook weather this recently developed for coffee region contributes for the production of some of the world’s most exceptional daily grinds.
Besides the geographic conditions, what makes Cerrado coffee so outstanding are: management philosophy, farming practices, educated and passionate staff, innovation and continued improvement.
Bean Juices here usually are medium bodied, slightly sweet and chocolate, with medium acidity
Mogiana: To be or not to be Minas Gerais
Exactly, Mogiana is a hybrid region along the border between São Paulo and Minas as you can see in this article.