Variety: Illubabor Forest
Drying: 21 days dried on raised beds
Producer: Gesha Village (owned by Adam Overton, Rachel Samuel, and Willem Boot)
Elevation: 1916 - 1982 masl
Region: South West State, West Omo Zone
Notes: Jackfruit, Peach Compote, Milk Tea
Gesha Village is one of the most cherished coffee producers on the planet with 471-hectares in the Bench Maji zone of Ethiopia, nearby the town of Gesha and the Gori Gesha forest, the birthplace of the Gesha variety.
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.
This lot comes from the Gaylee block, where Gesha Villages water source comes from. This lot is exclusively planted with Illubabor Forest, a variety that was discovered in the nearby areas. This variety is known for its closed knit flavor profile of fruits and spices.
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