Guji Highland Heirloom Natural

ETHIOPIA

€12.23
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Tasting note

Rarely have we been so impressed as we were in a blind tasting of the coffee. Indeed, Guji Heirloom Natural offers something really out of the ordinary! Explosive in the nose and mouth, you are overcome by a strong aroma of infinite length. Then come the characteristic notes of cocoa, spices and red fruits, with just the right nuance of notes of fermentation. An explosive coffee. For lovers of natural, frank, powerful and complex coffee.

Roasted in France by Terres de Café

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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:

  • - Score 80+ = very good coffee
  • - Score 85+ = exceptional coffee
  • - Score 88+ = grand cru* (great vintage)

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.


Sourcing note

The Guji Highland Heirloom Natural is grown at an altitude of 2000 meters, in an agroforestry system using no chemical or organic products. This young model plantation, located in the Sidama district of the region of Guji, produces an exceptionally refined natural coffee. Ethiopia teaches us humility if we take the trouble to make frequent visits there. Because this country captivates us with its rhythms, its simplicity and its beauty, on the one hand, But also its ability to produce the most beautiful coffees in the world with modest resources compared to American farms, on the other hand Dambi Uddo is a vivid demonstration of this.

A speciality coffee

Speciality coffee are the best batches of coffee from farms or local cooperatives. They are fully traceable (botanical variety, region, plot) and respect demanding processing methods. This guarantees exceptional quality in the cup.