Ethiopia Adado Washed

Adado is an area close to the town of Yirgacheffe in the Gedeo zone of Southern Ethiopia. It is named after the Adado tribe, and has some of the highest coffee growing coffee in the country, ranging between 2000 and 2350 masl.

Yirgacheffe is both a town and grade of coffee in Ethiopia. The town itself is located in the Gedeo zone in the Southern Nations and Nationalities Peoples Regional State (SNNPRS) in Southern Ethiopia. More than any other country, Ethiopia has a broad genetic diversity among its coffee varieties. Hierloom varietals are a wild and mysterious mixture of indigenous wildflower varieties, and each zone or village has its own flavour profile, shaped over many years according to growing conditions such as soil and elevation and climate.

Processing in Yirgacheffe can take the form of both washed and natural. Much of the coffee production in Ethiopia is undertaken using traditional methods; under shade trees alongside other crops and without the use of chemicals. This region is often referred to as ‘garden coffee’ as it is grown on very small plots, often in the back yard of small dwellings.

VARIETALS

Heirloom

ALTITUDE

2,000 - 2,350 meters above sea level

PROCESSING

Washed

TASTE

Cream, peach, lime, jasmine & orange blossom honey.




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