Located in Carmo de Minas, in the Mantiqueira de Minas micro-region in Minas Gerais, Brazil, Fazenda Junqueira Reis is today owned and operated by brothers Jose Flavio Ferraz Reis and Pedro Sergio Ferraz Reis.
The fazenda is about 200 hectares in size with about 30 hectares dedicated to coffee. 20% of the land is set aside as protected forest land. In addition, any land that surrounds rivers and natural springs, of which the fazenda has, is also set aside as protected land. The reminder of the land is used for grazing by cattle that is also found on the fazenda.
The bulk of the coffee grows around 1200 most and on average the fazenda produces around 1,200 bags of coffee (60 kg each) a larger part of which is pulped natural. The fazenda producers the following varietal, Yellow Bourbon, Yellow and Red Catucai, Yellow Catuai. The harvest period is between May and September.
There are 8 employees that work on the fazenda year round with a family of 5 living on the fazenda. They are provided housing, land to grow vegetables and fruit, as well as coffee. During the harvest the team grows to between 12 and 15 people in total. Natural springs provide the water necessary for the fazenda and the water used for the pulping is reused for irrigation.
Flavor notes: Chocolate, red berries, cocoa, sweet
Area Mantiqueira de Minas
Farm: Fazenda Junqueira Reis
Producer: José Flavio Ferras Reis
Variety: Yellow Catuai
Process Pulped Natural