90+ Series: Kenya Nyeri GIATHUGU AA - ESPRESSO - Roast date 18 March 2019
For our 90+ Series we are on the lookout for exceptional beans, scoring 90 points or more in our cupping rating. In our philosophy is great coffee by nature fruity, floral, juicy, and has a super clean and long aftertaste.
Tasting notes: Berry flavors, notes of almond and brown sugar, very bright and clean
Cooperative: Rugi Farmers Cooperative Society
Location: Mukurweini District
Altitude: Approx. 1,600 meters above sea level
Importer: 32 Cup Coffee Merchants
Rob Says: This lot was bought in auction (by Kenyacof) on January 31st 2018 and fetched the highest price Giathugu got all season.
Rugi FCS their goal is to increase coffee production quality through consistent farmer training. Thanks to the financing the cooperative receives, farmers are given monetary assistance for school as well.
All coffee cherries are hand picked and delivered to the mill the same day, where they undergo meticulous sorting, guided by the ‘Cherry Clerk’.