Good Vibes Roastery - Rio Verde Lot 415, Natural Yellow Catuai
Espresso Roast - Dark Chocolate Fudge, Hazelnut, Red Grapes
As a flatwhite, tastes just like hot chocolate packed with hazelnuts and red grape acidity.
Origin: Mantiqueira de Minas, Minas Gerais
Producer: Ipanema Agricola
Farm: Fazenda Rio Verde
Varietal: Yellow Catuai
Origin story: Fazenda Rio Verde
Rio Verde is one of the smaller farms nestled in the wider estate. Founded in 1887, it is the oldest of the company’s farms. Located in the heart of the Mantiqueira de Minas Mountains, this 1,566 hectare farm is a true natural sanctuary, where coffees are grown at elevations of up to 1,300 meters above sea level, surrounded by virgin forests, waterfalls, springs and hiking trails. In fact, the farm is home to 52 catalogued springs, all of which are protected. Only 626 hectares of the farm are given over to coffee production, with a full 773 hectares being devoted to conservation. To this end, Ipanema has created the Environment Monitoring Centre (EMC), which has been installed in an old henhouse on the farm. The Centre monitors farm management practices relating to water use, soil fertility and erosion, vegetation and climate.