Kenya - Microlot 10 - Kianjiru - Baragwi F.C.S. - Kirinyaga - AA
This offering comes from the Kianjiru coffee factory, located on the southern slopes of Mt. Kenya, in the Kirinyaga region. The factory is operated by the Barangwi Farmers Cooperative Society (F.C.S.) and serves producers from the surrounding villages. Most producers own less than 1/2 acre of land and grow 200–300 coffee trees.
Coffee at Kianjiru begins to be processed upon the arrival: Fully ripe cherries are delivered by farmers daily, and they are immediately sorted, depulped, and fermented overnight to remove the mucilage. The coffee is washed and sent through sorting channgels, where it is graded and separated before being spread on the drying tables. During the drying process it is constantly rotated and sorted by hand.moved by hand.
Sweet with lots of tart acidity and a smooth mouthfeel; very fruity with caramel, cherry, grape, grapefruit, green grape, tart lemon and mild floral flavors.