We worked closely with the farmers in Espirito Santo to enhance the typical cafezinho notes we were after through innovative harvesting techniques. These particular notes develop when cherries are in close contact with the high level of humidity in the air, so we asked farmers to only hand-pick those growing at a certain height and leave the lower-growing, less interesting cherries behind.
Cafezinho is the common name used by Brazilians to name their everyday coffee. It literally means “little coffee” in Portuguese. The capsule and sleeve capitalise on the bright colours of the Brazilian flag.
Espirito Santo beans are roasted separately for an optimal time as to preserve the herbal notes. The beans from the other regions are roasted together in a dark roasting mode and for much longer to enhance body, intensity and bitter notes.
An intense espresso inspired by Brazilians' love of their cafezinho. A pleasantly bitter blend of Arabica beans from Cerrado Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo, is enhanced by dulcet Bourbon from Carmo de Minas and Pocos de Caldas. A velvety textured cup with unexpected up-front walnut and sandalwood fragrances, this espresso displays unique herbal notes reminiscent of thyme of rosemary.