The washed coffees of Yirgacheffe have long been prized for their delicate, tea-like aromatics and clean citrus flavor. Recently, producers in the Gedio region have been reinventing the natural process originally developed in Ethiopia to offer a completely different profile from this well-known origin. The Misty Valley is a prime example of the fruitiness, complexity, and character of these Natural Yirgacheffe coffees.
About the Farmer
Exporter and producer Abdullah Bagersh has developed this coffee with a remarkable level of care through every step of the process, making it a true standout unlike any other Ethiopian coffee. This Ethiopian heirloom coffee is grown at high mountainous regions, an altitude of 1,750 – 1,950 meters in the coffee growing region of Yirgacheffe in Ethiopia. Coffee’s of Yirgacheffe have long been prized for their delicate tea-like aromatics and clean flavor. The MISTY VALLEY brand is a prime example of the fruitiness , complexity and character of the prime-grade yirgacheffe coffee.
Only ripe cherries are picked by farmers and then sold to private processors. The coffee is then processed using state of the art Pinhalense Machines with a color sorter and is then finally handpicked by hardworking farmers. The complex fruitiness and overwhelming floral notes are achieved through repeated experimentation to achieve the right ratio among each year’s crop.
In the cup, the Misty Valley truly delivers. A perfumed floral aroma leads into a crisp and complex fruit basket flavor. Milky body provides the backbone for the fruit and aromatics, creating a harmonious balance. The cup finishes with lingering, pleasant mouthfeel.