Rwanda, Washed, Bwenda
Rosehip, barrel tomatoes, lemon acidity and hints of chocolate.
Farm: Bwenda Lot 682
Cup Score: 86.25
Altitude: 1700 metres above sea level
Varietal: Red Bourbon
Brewing Method: Aeropress, Chemex, French Press, V60, Vacuum Pot
The owner of Bwenda, Bernard Uwitije, is a native of southern Rwanda, in the district of Nyamagabe. Coming from a region where coffee was a dominant crop, he first entered the sector trading ordinary home processed coffee. He later learned of the added value if one processed fully. Wanting to set up a proper and sustainable business in the coffee sector, he built his first wet mill near his hometown in 2016. He used the first year to learn all the details of operating a wet mill successfully, and he built a second Washing station the following season, where he then mastered processing large volumes without compromising