Ethiopia - Chelbesa Danche Yirgacheffe

Notes: Freesia, Honey, Orange

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Roast: Light
Variety: Heirloom Types
Process: Washed
Altitude: 1190 - 2200 m.a.s.l
Producer: Small Farm-holders
Notes: Orange, Honey, Freesia


Danche is the name of the small hamlet within Chelbesa town where this wet mill and coffee are from, in District Gedeb. This is one of the largest coffee producing areas in Gedeb, boasting semi-forested shade canopy in many parts, and altitudes ranging from 1900 to a staggering 2200 meters above sea level. The washing station Chelbesa is relatively new, having only been built back in 2019. It is part of a group of stations run by SNAP Specialty Coffee, Chelbesa being one of their most recent ventures. The wet mill is outfitted with ceramic fermentation tanks, which are supposed to retain heat speeding up fermentation to some degree, and easier to clean than cement being a less porous material. They currently buy coffee from nearly 500 farmers in Chelbesa village. This fully washed, wet-process coffee from Chelbesa exudes the clean floral characteristics we often think of as synonymous with the Yirga Cheffe region! The cup sweetness is refined and delicious, and the cup aroma is heady and complex. 

"A brightly sweet, fragrantly floral-driven washed Ethiopia cup complicated by notes of almond and pink peppercorn." - Coffee Review

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Note: To ensure the highest quality, all coffee is roasted to order. This can take 24 - 72 hours after the order has been received and according to the roasting schedule. You will be notified through email when the order has shipped or is ready for local pickup.