On The Origin: Tasting notes include nutty hints of walnut, cocoa, and a mild sweet toffee aftertaste. This coffee is grown at an elevation of 2,700 feet in the south-eastern State of Minas Gerais which is on the northern border of Rio de Janeiro. It's popular as a dark roast coffee and makes great espresso with it's unique espresso type flavors. It's also a popular blend ingredient for cold brew coffees with a malt texture. Brazil is in South America. The country is located below Colombia and to the east of Peru. Brazil is the world's largest producer of coffee.