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Gomvyi Farmers Group

Cupping notes

A punchy coffee, with butterscotch popcorn aromas breaking way to reveal a crisp and lively acidity with hints of lemon, orange rind and lime. Flavours of creamed caramel, sweet toffee and cherry flow through to create complex flavours of blackcurrant cherry and forest fruits – as East African as it comes!

Description

The Rubanda Washing station in the Mutambu region of Bujumbura province produces some excellent coffees. The Gomvyi Farmers group consist of around 650 members, from the surrounding hillside delivering coffee in their groups to be processed, wet milled, fermented and conditioned prior to dry milling. There are up to 10,000 farmers in the region in total delivering coffee from their small holdings (typically less than 1 hectare in size, with around 200 active producing trees on each one)

The private mill is managed by a local organization – Risca SA, who’s attention to detail and quality is showing results. They have been managing the private mill since 2010. Hand sorting of collected and delivered cherries is crucial prior to washing (and the 2-stage fermentation) to ensure only the ripest cherries are processed.

2017 is the first year for DRW to bring in these coffees, and we’re super excited about it – hopefully more to coming in subsequent seasons, as we develop our relationship with these important growers in the region.

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Origin
Process
Fully washed
Screen size
15
Altitude
1600m
Harvest
July - September
Availability
December - July
SCA score
85
Varietal

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