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Yirga Chefe Coffee

Considered the finest of all coffees grown in the Horn of Africa, the most prevalent taste characteristic is lemon, which gives a distinct tart bite combined with a rich, floral finish.
Region: The Yirgacheffe region lies as an island in the middle of Sidamo. It was recognized as a distinct region in the 1960s and set apart for the exceptional citrus and floral flavors found in its washed coffees.
Distance from Addis by car up to 7 hours (395 km).

Yirgachefe Characteristics
ALTITUDE 1770-2200m (5790-7210 ft)
CUP  Bright acidity, medium body, marked Jasmine and lemon flavors
HARVEST October to January
SHIPMENT January to July
EXPORTS P.A. 4’000-5’000 MT washed (Grade 2)