Washed Yirgacheffe Grade 2
The Yirgacheffe is one the most beloved varieties of Ethiopian produced coffee. A distinct and internationally famous coffee, Yirgacheffe hails from micro regions that lie within the larger region of Sidama. The town of Yirgacheffe is home to 20,000 people, south of the larger town of Dilla where the coffee is exported from. This Yirgacheffe Gr. 2 contains a bright and citrus acidity, with fruit flavors and a silky mouthfeel. It has a lemony character and a light and herbal quality to it. Many coffee aficionados make the pilgrimage to Ethiopia, and the Yirgacheffe region is high on their list.
All Yirgacheffe coffees contain a grade. Coffees graded 1 and 2 are considered specialty, while coffees graded 3 through 9 are graded as commercial. This Grade. 2 Yirgacheffe falls within the specialty category and cups at an 86. It has an excellent delivery, is well balanced with a smooth body, and those with great pallets can taste floral hints of raspberry, blueberry and green apple.
REGION: Gedeo Zone
PROCESS: Washed and patio dried
ALTITUDE: 1,850 m
VARIETIES: Arabica, Bourbon
Q GRADE: Q-Grade 86 Points
CUP: Wine-like acidity, medium body
FLAVOR: Red berries, jasmine, citrus, orange zest
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