Ethiopia Nensebo Riripa G1
Flavor Notes: Grapefruit, Pineapple, Hops
Washed Process - Light Roast
Cup Score: 90
A remarkable washed grade 1 Ethiopian sourced from Riripa village in West Arsi, Sidama. Nestled at elevations ranging from 1,900 to 2,200 meters above sea level, these dedicated farmers pour their hearts into cultivating this exquisite coffee. Juicy and vibrant, this coffee has layers of flavor shifting from peach to pineapple, orange and gauva as the cup cools with a hop flavor reminiscent of galaxy and citra hops.
Sidama is renowned for the diverse profiles of its coffees, and the strength of this region lies in its vibrant variations. Microclimates and soil types shift dramatically from one town to another, creating a captivating tapestry of flavors. However, what remains consistent across all Sidama coffees is a profound complexity, attributed to the rich diversity of local landrace varieties.
In Sidama, each town and even each farm may boast its own unique varieties, rarely found beyond their specific plots. The blending of these distinct varieties at the local cooperative produces a truly exceptional cup, showcasing the intricate tapestry of plant genetics that thrives in the area.
Ethiopia Nensebo Riripa G1 embodies this complexity and diversity. With every sip, you'll be transported to the lush landscapes and vibrant cultures of Sidama.