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Ethiopia - Rocko Mountain 2017 crop

Ethiopia - Rocko Mountain 2017 crop

Regular price £8.50
  • Varietals

    Heirloom

    Processing

    Natural

    Altitude:

    MASL - 1950 - 2150

    Tasting Notes:

    Sweet lime, strawberries, cane mollasses. Violet and honeysuckle floral's on the nose with a round juicy body. A stunning coffee that is even  better this year than last!

    Origin Info:

    Yirgacheffe is both a town and grade of coffee in Ethiopia. The town itself is located in the Gedeo zone in the Southern Nations and Nationalities Peoples Regional State (SNNPRS) in Southern Ethiopia. More than any other country, Ethiopia has a broad genetic diversity among its coffee varieties, with each type having distinctive taste, shape and colour. As a result, each region in the country can offer a different flavour profile, forming the grading system for Ethiopian coffees e.g. Sidamo, Harrar, Limu, Djimmah etc. It is widely argued that a Yirgacheffe grade coffee can offer one of the most distinctive flavour profiles in the world with pungent floral aroma and intense citrus flavour. 

    Processing in Yirgacheffe can take the form of both washed and natural, with most of the coffee growing at over 2000 metres above sea level. Much of the coffee grown in Ethiopia is done using traditional methods, under shade trees alongside other crops and without the use of chemicals. Coffee from Yirgacheffe is often referred to as ‘garden coffee’ as it is grown on very small plots, often in the back yard of small dwellings. 

    This year, our importers are once again including a donation to the ‘Girls Gotta Run Foundation’ in the price paid for our Rocko Mountain Reserve. GGRF is a non-profit organisation that empowers girls in Ethiopia through running and education in an effort to avoid early marriage and pregnancy.  

 

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