Yirgacheffe Idido - Ethiopia


$ 18.50




Tasting Notes: Strawberry, passionfruit, cocoa, clean

Process: Full natural and dried on raised beds

Variety: Heirloom cultivars 74112 and 74110

Average Altitude: 1900 – 2200m

Roast: Light

12oz Zippered Bag

Yoseph Tilahun Dulo grows coffee on 5 different plots of land in the historic Idido community of Ethiopia. Idido is part of Yirgacheffe, one of 8 woredas, or districts, that together comprise the dense and competitive highland zone of Gedeo. (The entire Gedeo zone is often referred to as “Yirgacheffe” thanks to the notoriety of this particular district.) Idido is one of Ethiopia’s best-known communities. It’s centrally located among Yirgacheffe producers, being just a few kilometers outside the town of Yirga Chefe itself—a surprisingly small community given its mythical stature as one of the world’s most gifted coffee landscapes. As a coffee terroir, this part of Gedeo has for decades been considered a benchmark for beauty and complexity in arabica coffee—known for being beguilingly ornate and jasmine-like when fully washed, and seductively punchy and sweet when sundried--and hardly requires an introduction.

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