- Nice sweet & sour balance
- Punchy cup
- Very fruity and relatively big body
Location : Kiambu County, Kenya.
Altitude : The altitude ranges from a low of 1520 to a high of 2200 metres above sea level. This coffee growing country in East of Rift Valley lies on the foothills of the Aberdare ridge. Here, right on the equator, they can let the coffee grow higher than in other famous regions like Nyeri and Kirinyaga.
Size and varieties : This estate has approx. 199 ha. Varieties are mainly SL28 and 34 and to some degree Ruiru 11 and Batian.
Rainfall : Annual average of approx. 1098 mm falling in two distinct wet seasons.
Soils : Red volcanic soils, rich in organic matter.
Harvest : Fly crop – May through July. Main crop : September through December. This lot is from the main crop, which is always better than the fly one.
Processing : Disc pulped, fully fermented and washed, sundrying on elevated beds.
Production : Approx. 1000 bags per annum of AA/AB/PB/C grades (known as the main grades)
We bought 20 bags of the AB graded.