Ethiopia Gesha Village Gaylee lot 22/062 Illubabor Forest Natural
Owned and operated by Adam Overton, Rachel Samuel and Willem Boot, this project was started in 2007 and has quickly developed to be an idolized producer in the specialty coffee world. With ~320 hectares planted of Gesha 1931, Gori Gesha and Illubabor Forest varieties, throughout 8 different zones that correlate with unique terroir.
The 8 different zones, or sub-farms, are named after nearby villages and important sites. You'll find, Bangi, Dimma, Gaylee, Oma, Narsha, Surma, Shewa-Jibabu and Shaya featured amongst Gesha Village offerings.
This lot comes from the Gaylee block, which is named after the southeast-facing neighbourhood nearby to the farm, where Gesha Villages water source comes from. This lot is exclusively planted with Illubabor Forest, a variety that was discovered in the nearby areas and is taken directly to dry for 37 days in raised beds under the sun and mixed shade. There is no intentional fermentation stage utilized.
This cultivar from the research center in Ethiopia.
The selection for this disease-resistant variety was made from an expedition to the Illubabor coffee forest in 1974.
Gesha Oma Lot22/E23
Variety: Illubabor Forest Variety
Total kilos available: 450 kg (15 x 30kg Boxes)
Harvest date: 03/12/2021
Drying time: 37 days dried on raised beds
Drying temperature: 35 °C Max. - 20 °C Min.
Altitude: 1916 - 1982 masl
Rainfall: 2000 mm/year
Humidity: 10 – 90%
Geographic Location: South West State, West Omo Zone
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