RipePeach, Nutella, ParmaViolet
Every year we look forward with bated breath to the arrival of Ethiopian coffees, and this year was no different. It’s the most wonderful coffee season in our opinion. It took several months and countless rounds of samples to find something we were happy with, and we are so excited to share it with you now. This is the sort of beauty that makes you fall in love with coffee, and we’ve never found something we love more. Notes of ripe peach, nutella, and a wonderful florality reminiscent of purple basil and parma violets.
We sourced this coffee with help from our friends at Falcon Coffee.
The kebele (community) of Worka Chelbessa is located in Gedeb, which is the most southern part of the Gedeo region. For the last decade, the area of Worka Chelbessa has become more and more well known for producing spectacular coffees, and this is why this area was one of the first places that coffee producer Neguesse Debela wanted to invest in when he started in coffee a few years ago. In 2017, Neguesse started operating his first site in Worka Chelbessa, but quickly expanded in 2019 by buying another washing station a few kilometers away in a small area sub-area of Worka Chelbessa called Danche. The two sites, run by Negusse and his team, execute immaculate washed and natural processed coffees, but also create unique experimental lots in an effort to always keep improving their quality. The coffees from Worka Chelbessa are unique in that they combine a great juicy body, with the lighter citrus tones and florality that you normally find in coffees that can tend to be thin in the cup with less sweetness.