KAYON MOUNTAIN
ETHIOPIA
Natural / Heirloom
Blueberry, Lime, Violet

Notes Complex & fruity with notes of milk-chocolate, violet, lime & blueberry
Origin Kayon Mountain Coffee Farm, Guji Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia
Owner Ato Esmael and family
Altitude 1,900 - 2,000m
Process Natural
Varietal Heirloom

The Kayon Mountain Coffee Farm was established by Ato Esmael and his family in 2012 with the aim of producing top quality coffee in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. New heirloom varietal coffee trees have been planted on a 240 hectare plot in fertile, sandy clay loam soil beneath a canopy of natural forest. Organic processes are used on the farm with animal dung being the main source of fertiliser. The freshly picked coffee cherries are washed with the low density beans being channelled away for use as lower grade coffee. The clean, high-grade coffee is then placed onto raised beds where it is dried for up to 20 days. During this time it is meticulously hand-turned and picked over to remove any defective beans. Finally, the dried cherries are then milled before undergoing further sorting to remove any remaining defective beans.

All this hard work is revealed in a spectacular cup of coffee that is complex and fruity with notes of milk-chocolate, violet, lime and blueberry.

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