Ethiopia Guji Washed 250g Pre-Order roast date 19/02/18

Ethiopia Guji Washed 250g Pre-Order roast date 19/02/18

Regular price £8.00 GBP

Guji is a region renowned for its ability to produce some of the best naturals in Ethiopia, however a lot more focus is being placed on washed coffee. This is a selection of some the prime lots in the region. Sweet Cherry Cola aromas followed by flavour notes of Orange Marmalade, Candied Apricots & Lily

This is our second coffee produced in the Guji region, located in southern Ethiopia. It is known for some of the best quality natural coffees. However, in recent years more focus has been put on producing high quality washed coffees. Fertile soils, great microclimate and an interesting mix of heirloom varieties provide an exceptional end cup. Due to this focus on washed coffee, some of the best lots have been able to surpass that of the famous Yirgacheffe region.

PROCESS

Once the cherries are ripe, farmers collect them and bring them to their local washing station.The coffee is then weighed, quality assessed and the farmer is paid immediately. The washing station manager then separates the cherries by quality and the coffee is screened for any imperfections. Afterwards, the coffee is pulped on disk-pulper machines and left to ferment overnight.

The following day the coffee is washed in channels and cleaned with fresh running water. Clean parchment beans are then spread out onto raised drying beds where they are dried over 8-15 days. Once the beans are dried, they are loaded onto trucks and auctioned at Ethiopian Commodity Exchange. This is a selection of the top lots secured by our exporter Heleanna, transported to Addis and prepared for exportation.

  • Region: Guji
  • Variety: Heirloom Varieties
  • Process: Washed
  • Altitude: 1700 - 2300masl