Ethiopia Kochere, Yirg Z special sort. Grade 1 (zero defects)
Elevation: 1900 - 2100 m, Heirloom Yirgacheffe Type
Ethiopia Kochere coffee is a region within the famous coffee producing zone of Yirgacheffe. Coffees from this are are known for their exquisite and aromatic coffees.
Grade 1 lots are fully washed, sun dried on raised beds, meticulously hand sorted, with exceptional attention to detail, earning the designation YIRG-Z which stands for zero defects. Because of this, the award-winning profile is taken to another level. You'll pick up hints of citrus, lemongrass in this bright coffee with refreshing acidity.
Small-holder families grow the coffee traditionally among their gardens of sustenance crops and bring the beans to the washing station. The station acts as a community hub, with support, education and programming for the local community. Employees are paid fairly for the extra time spent hand-sorting YirgZ beans.