Yirgacheffe is a town in central southern Ethiopia, located in the Gedeo. Gedeo extends south as a narrow strip of land along the eastern escarpment of the Ethiopian Highlands into the Oromia Region which has some of the richest coffee growing soil in the world.
Yirgacheffe is bordered on the south by Kochere, on the west by the Oromia Zone, on the north by Wenagoand on the east by Bule.
Most coffee from Yirgacheffe sits at a high elevation between 1800 and 2200 meters above sea level and is predominantly grown by small holder farmers. This particular lot is grown at 2000 meters above sea level.
There are around 800 farmers that are members of the Kochere farmers co-operative. On average each one of the farmers owns about 2 hectares of land that they have planted with coffee trees.
Lemon zest, jasmine, dark chocolate, florals
A good daily coffee candidate for connoisseurs.
Recommended minimum resting period (post the roast date): 7 days