Producer / Adam Overton & Rachel Samuel
Region / Bench Maji
Altitude / 1900-2100m
Varieties / Gesha 1931
Process / Carbonic Fermentation
Harvest / Oct 2020 to Dec 2020
Note / Violet, Orange, Raspberry
Weight / 150g
Gesha Village Coffee Estate - Pride of Gesha Auction 2021 Lot GVA.12
Gesha Village Coffee Estate is located in the Bench-Maji zone, a remote area in the south-western part of Ethiopia, founded by Adam Overton and Rachel Samuel-Overton in 2011. Adam & Rachel develop the passion to start the coffee farm when they making a documentary about Ethiopia's amazing coffee industry in 2007.
And during the expedition for the coffee farm land, they also discovered the Gesha 1931, a variety which closely resembles Panamanian Geisha, and the Gori Gesha which a heirloom variety that replicated the genetic diversity within the Gori Gesha Forest. And their seed are harvest, selected and planted in this new cultivated farm land.
This coffee lot is produced by fermenting freshly harvested coffee cherry in sealed tanks anaerobically with the addition of carbondioxide. After the completion of the 60 hour fermentation, the coffee cherry is taken to raised African beds and dried as Natural Process for 38 days.