Coast. Brazil, Décio Bruxel, red catuai, NTRL

The Coast, Big & Forgiving

A workhorse, the Coast is our most approachable profile. It’s a great choice for milk-forward beverages. No roasty notes, just super big body and sweetness with acidity taking a back seat. You will find this coffee front and centre with our partners as well.

  • body 50% 50%
  • sweetness 45% 45%
  • acidity 5% 5%

The Coast right now & origin details

An agronomist, and graduating from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, his coffee activities began in ’85 at Cerrado Mineiro, Fazenda Chuá, in Patos de Minas. His farm uses state-of-the-art agronomic techniques based on sustainable, high quality agriculture, with priority for environmentally responsible cultivation. Decio manages a wide range of varietals and is always looking to add more range to add to his specialty selection.


Notes: brown butter, long john donut, honeydew

Country: Brazil, Cerrado Mineiro

Producer / Mill / Group: Décio Bruxel of Fazenda São João,

Elevation: 975 masl

Process: natural 

Variety: red catuai varietal

Harvested: Imported by Beanbelt. winter 2022/2023 crop

Natural process

DB estate is all about consistently delicious lots. Always looking for new technologies and methods, Decio is processing in all types of methods, washed to natural to everything in between. More on the farm itself:

TOTAL AREA 3890 ha

WITH COFFE 770 hectares


Minimum: 910 m

Maximum: 1050 m

Average: 980 m

The Catuai is one of the essential and more common varietals – a cross of Mundo Novo and brighter Caturra. The varietal was created in Brazil, and are supposed to be much more productive than the Bourbon because of it’s smaller size allowing the plants to be spaced much closer together.