Ethiopia, Washed, Dhilgee Chelbesa #1
Peachy, bergamot, camomile, way too floral with hints of tropical fruits, heavy sweetness and spices aftertaste
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Farm: Chelbesa Site 1
Cup Score: 88.5
Altitude: 1950 - 2100 metres above sea level
Varietal: Wolisho, Dega, Heirloom
Brewing Method: Aeropress, Chemex, French Press, V60, Vacuum Pot, Moka Pot
Chelbesa 1 is the first of two sites that exporting company, SNAP Coffee, owns in the area.
Chelbesa 1 is located at 2100 masl, closer to Worka Town in Gedeb. Chelbesa is the largest growing area in Gedeb, with a total area of 1240 hectares of coffee farms. This specific station buys cherries from approximately 170 farmers all located in the area. Their farms are on average between 0.5 to 2 hectares in size, and sit between 1925 and 2110 masl. The washing station is located close to the farms. This means that farmers don’t need to transport their cherries for more than 40 minutes to reach the station which helps to speed up the whole process.
Girum Assefa is responsible for the management and overseeing the station, making sure that quality standards are being followed.