Coffee Yirgacheffe Chelbesa Heirloom - fully washed
Coffee Yirgacheffe is a very floral nose. A silky and delicate body, hints of jasmine and apricot, a discreet acidity for a very pure base. A finish of great elegance.
- Score 88+
- Fully Washed
- La Josefina
- from 15€ to 25€
The aromas are delicate with notes of green tea, butter and bergamot zest.
The cup is just as elegant, with a harmonious blend of jasmine, white peach and green tea. The raspberry and black tea reveal themselves as it cools down and the fine acidity of the clementine is persistent.
A coffee with a silky body and brilliant complexity.
The coffee is roasted for espresso and slow coffee.
- The "espresso roasting" is recommended for the following equipment :
- The "slow coffee roasting" is recommended for the following equipment :
What is a score?
Our product range is categorised by score: 80+, 85+, 88+ We have the "Specialty Coffee Association of America" to thank for the system of "scores", who defined a very strict ratings protocol to evaluate the quality of speciality coffee. This ratings system enables players within the sector, as well as coffee lovers, to share a common language. Within this tasting protocol, the main criteria for the evaluation of a coffee are noted: odour, aroma, after-taste, acidity, body, harmony, purity...
The final score classifies the coffee within a hierarchy unique to speciality coffee. The coffee must achieve a score of at least 80/100 to be considered a speciality coffee.
A detailed look at the scores attributed to speciality coffee:
Our blends, being mixtures of multiple coffees, are excluded from the rating system, although they are all comprised of speciality coffees.
*The SCAA classifies 90+ coffees as "Outstanding". We consider an 88+ coffee to reflect a quality that is already outstanding, already representing the excellence of the sector. In this regard, it is a Grand Cru.
In the famous Yirgacheffe terroir, we find here in Chelbesa a beautiful example of coffee grown in the dense vegetation of the forests of Ethiopia. At the station Chelbesa station, the coffee is meticulously "processed" by Snap Specialty coffee. Result, a cup of beauty.
What is a specialty coffee ?
As its name suggests, specialty coffee brings together specific characters :
- Care taken in the choice of terroir
- Rigor in the selection of botanical varieties used
- Control of cultivation and harvesting methods
- Respect of the fermentation, drying and sorting process