Cup of Excellence is the most prestigious competition and awarded for high-quality coffees. The level of scrutiny that Cup of Excellence coffees undergoes is unmatched anywhere in the specialty coffee industry. The competition is rigorous, with cupping evaluations conducted over a three-week process by industry experts: first by a National Jury of about a dozen qualified jurors from the origin country, and then by an International Jury, comprised of approximately 20-25 experienced jurors from around the world. A competition with 300 entries yields an average of 9,000 analysed cups, with each “Top 10” coffee being cupped at least 120 times.

Fazenda Santa Barbara is this year’s Brazil Pulped Naturals Champion, having scored highest from all winning farms. It has sweet fruit aromas of melon and honey, with refined and multidimensional acidity. A super juicy cup with great balance and consistency.

Technical Information

FARM: Fazenda Santa Barbara
REGION: Piata – Ba, Chapada diamantina, Brazil
PROCESSING: Pulped Natural
VARIETY: Catual 144
SCORE: 91.66


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