Region: Gedo, Yirgacheffe
Altitude: 1950-2150 masl
Processing: Natural, dried on raised beds.
Tasting Notes: Raspberry, Mango, Honey, Floral.
This special coffee is from the Testi private mill in the local community of Aricha, in the highlands close to Yirgacheffe. Yirgacheffe is known for it’s clean, floral and juicy washed coffees and high quality sundried lots with genuine and unique fruit and heavy berry forward flavors. The region is dominated by small family plots of both recently planted trees of improved varietals, and traditional old varieties.
Farmers deliver a mix of local improved varieties, plus local landraces like Kurume. The varieties are referred to collectively as Ethiopian Heirloom, which is a myriad of local native Typica hybrids, plus new and improved varieties based on the old strains.