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#18 is certified as:
- Organic (https://www.ota.com); and
- Rainforest Alliance (https://www.rainforest-alliance.org/articles/rainforest-alliance-certified-coffee)
We are happy to have this great example of sustainably grown Ethiopian coffee from Dawa Basin - Guji zone - Oromia region.
The wet process brings out all the beautiful characteristics you hope to find in an Ethiopian coffee. Sweet citrus attributes paired to a floral refinement and a lively, crisp acidity, rounding out to creamy chocolate. It has that spicy tail we love to find in Guji coffees.
Growing Altitude: 1700 - 2000 masl
Processing: Wet Process, Heirloom
Cupping score: 86
Flavor notes: citrus, floral, crisp, chocolate, spice
Moredocofe is one of the oldest and most prestigious private farms in Shakisso, Guji. The owner, Ato Haile Gebre literally wrote the book on coffee in Ethiopia. No – he actually did. Haile was one of the main architects of the cooperative system in Ethiopia several decades ago, basing this on his more than 60 years
of experience as a coffee farmer.
The Moredocofe farm was founded on land owned by Haile’s grandfather. Over the years, the estate grew to encompass nearly 500 hectares of natural-growth semi-forested land. Coffee grows in harmony with nature, with wild animals and birds living scattered throughout the gently rolling hillsides.
This coffee is a standout example of coffees from Guji. The cup offers notes of deep stewed fruits, intense sweetness, and a complexity of characteristics which one doesn’t see every day.
As in previous years, we focus on the washed grade 2 for this organic coffee from Moredocofe. The estate wet-processes its own coffee and dries it under the sun on raised mesh beds. The farming lands are healthy and well-managed, leading to happy trees and happy coffee.
You can see a video on how to make it at https://begoodcoffee.com/
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Price is net of taxes and shipment cost, if due.