Tasting notes: Apricot & nuts. Sweet & simple.
Qore, is a privately owned washing station in Kochere, named after the kebele where it is located. They collect cherries from various smallholders in the area which they process as Washed, Naturals or Honeys. The cherries can come from kilometers away in well known areas such as Biloya. Besides producing stand-out coffees they are certified UTZ and Rainforest Alliance. The farmers delivering cherries are registered and entitled to second payments and premiums, plus they have access to training programs on composting, pruning and mulching and other topics focused on increasing quality and yield. The washing station drilled for ground water which is used in the coffee production and by households in the local community.
The altitude is high and the climate chilly. Qore manage traditional wet fermentation, grading in channels by water and drying on raised beds, resulting in a unique character in their coffee.
Varietal: Arabica - Heirloom Process: Washed
Altitude: 1800m - 2100m SCA: 85
250g bags are roasted for filter. 1kg bags are roasted for espresso.