Yep, it's the coffee we're best known for and I'm pleased to say that this years crop is taking us back into vintage territory.
Expect huge strawberry notes, lime acidity and some subtle florals, like lemongrass, or maybe jasmine. It's the fruit though that will put a smile on your face. Not as boozy as previous crops, and that's a good thing. This time round, everything is more balanced. The finish is long and sweet.
In a filter machine, you can pick out the individual notes easily and the typical tea-like body is a perfect complement to the heavy natural sweetness. In a flat white, we're talking hot strawberry milkshake territory. Truly delicious coffee, we're over the moon to have this one back on sale.
Origin: Rocko Mountain Reserve, Tariku, Ethiopia
Varietals: Mixed Heirloom Varietals
Q Score: 88.75 (what's this?)
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Our Rocko Mountain Reserve this year truly represents the area and the old school traditional flavour that comes out of Yirgacheffe.
Tariku Mengesha is the solely owner and produced this natural coffee entirely on his farms, the farm is located throughout the Banko Chelchele kebele (neighbourhood) of Gedeb woreda, south of Yirgacheffe and just west of the bulgy border with the vast Oromia region.
Tariku applied the basic agronomic practices and kept the field free of any weeds. He grows pulse crops in his coffee field so as to maintain the fertility of the soil.
He process the coffee with the help of Tesfaye Roba. This lot has been processed as a traditional Natural process, first by soaking the cherries to remove all immature, floaters, overripe and foreign matters and than drying on raised beds for 28 days.
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