MONTECRISTO, Jinotega - Nicaragua
Delicately fruity, spice-toned. Red plum, banana, orange blossom, cocoa nib, cherry balm, caramelised pineapple in aroma and cup. Gently vibrant structure with round acidity; viscous, satiny mouthfeel. Chocolatte - toned finish, supported by notes of cherry balm and syrup.
18 days extended anaerobic fermentation.Score: 87.00
Natural anaerobic 18 days fermentation
Banana, caramelised pineapple, dark chocolate, cherry
This grade 1 single-farmer microlot was produced by Udesa Birie, a smallholder farmer from Chekelektu in Kochere, near Yirgacheffe. Udesa's farm sits at 1,896masl and she cultivates the sub-varieties of Kurume, Dega and Welisho, all of which are classified as traditional Ethiopian heirloom varieties.
This lot was naturally processed with an extended 18 day anaerobic cherry fermentation prior to drying.