Andre Hakizimana, Rwanda – Filter
$18.00 – $65.00
Flavours of apricot and earl grey tea.
A washed processed red bourbon coffee from the Gakenke District, Rwanda.
This coffee was produced at the Mbilima washing station by Andre Hakiziman and his wife Anathal Mukagwiza. Single farm micro-lots like this one are extremely rare. Most washing stations in Rwanda receive cherries from hundreds of small-scale farmers, making it nearly impossible to separate by a single farm or producer group. Andre and Anathal own 1.3 hectares of organically farmed land, with over 3,000 coffee trees, producing approximately 16 tonnes of coffee per season. They employ eight workers during harvest, who are trained to pick only the rippest cherries. Andre is a founding member (and former president) of the Dukunde Kawa Cooperative, which has its own dry mill. This allows him to process smaller lots individually, while minimising costs and maintaining excellent quality. This incredibly delicious coffee is a testament to Andre’s four decades of growing experience and we are very fortunate to be sharing it with you for the third year in a row. We’ve roasted it for filter to highlight its delicate, stone fruit sweetness.