Ethiopia - Bonga Wushwush
Wush Wush is a variety that is rare and not much is known about it. It is highly famed by the growers outside of Ethiopia particularly in Colombia. It made it way to Colombia about in late 70s from Bonga, Keffa.
What we have is the Ethiopian heirloom planted and processed in a small town in Keffa which is called Wushwush. The town, is just a few miles away from Bonga Forest Reserve. This coffee is exported by the Homeland Organic Coffee Estate. The coffee is also processed at Homeland Coffee Estate which is located in Keffa and it is managed by Zeberga Kebede.
This coffee is a produced of the estate of the Homeland Estate as well various smallholders in the town of Wushwush. The coffee is processed as washed. The coffee is first is first immersed in water and sorted by removal of any floaters in the tank. The coffee is then depulped and demucilage. The coffee is wet-fermented in concrete tanks for 16 hours and then it is rinsed in channels. The coffee is then dried up on the African beds for 7 to 10 days.
The dry fragrance is lemon peel, grapefruit, white peach, bergamot and floral fragrance. You can feel the vividness at the entrance, Lemon zest, grapefruit and white peach flavors, accompanied by bergamot and delicate orange blossom, with earl grey tea is clean and charming.
Variety : Hierloom
Altitude : 1800 masl
Process : Washed
Origin : Wushwush, Keffa