We Nitrogen Flush all of our coffee when bagging for an inert shelf stable environment by locking freshness inside for up to 6 weeks prior to opening
Mill: Chelchele Washing Station
Region: Chelchele, Kochere, Yirgacheffe
Altitude: 2000–2300 masl
This coffee comes from the Chelchele washing station, which is in the kebele, or village, of Chelchele, in the words, or district, of Kochere, in the Yirgacheffe region.
This coffee really shows the benefit of super high altitudes with intensely aromtic floral notes, a deep stonefruit sweetness with plenty of peach and apricot balanced by a vibrant citrus acidity reminscent of fresh oranges.
Until recently, coffee grown by smallholders and co-ops in Ethiopia were required to be sold through the ECX, where lots were classified by general region, quality (Grade 1–5), and escaped of most of their traceability. In March of 2017, the prime minister of Ethiopia approved a reform allowing co-operatively owned washing stations to export their coffee directly, which allows for separation of top coffee lots, higher prices for farmers, and increased recognition for the best quality coffees in Ethiopia.
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