Ethiopia Gesha Village Forest Geisha Auction Lot G
Production area: oma
Farm: forest village Guixia
Roast level: Medium light
Processing Method:: Sun exposure
Type: 1931 wild type
Altitude above sea level: 1900-2100m
Aromas of wild ginger flower and sweet peach, sour notes of citrus and raspberry. In the end, it brings the taste of rum and grapefruit honey tea!
Origin of Geisha Village:
The owner of the manor, Adam Overton, is an American, he worked as a documentary film director. His wife is Rachel Samuel an Ethiopian photographer. The two were assigned to Ethiopia to shoot a documentary about coffee in 2007. During the filming, they became more and more in touch with the land and people of Ethiopia, the two established their own properties, From there, the dreams sprouted. Later, the two meet Willem Boot, owner of the Donkey (La Mula) manor, who comes to Panama to ask and learn about growing geisha, then make a breakthrough! With the support of Willem Boot, Adam and his wife started to build Guixia forest village in October 2011. Geisha village, when harvested the first crop in 2015, received enthusiastic response from the parties, so on May 31st/ 2017, the first international auction “Pride of Geisha”, Finally, the bid price broke the auction price of all African coffees at that time.
About Gesha Village Forest Environment:
Gesha village is located in Bench-Maji district, Ethiopia, with a total area of 471 hectares and cultivated area of 320 hectares, altitude about 1900-2100 meters, depending on climate and type, this land is divided into The eight batches (Shewa-Jibabu / Dimma / Shaya / Bangi / Gaylee / Narsha / Oma / Surma) are numbered in great detail for better flavor management and sourcing. Bench-Maji (Bench-Maji) is one of the two main primeval coffee forests of Ethiopia (Coffee forest), the conservation area accounts for 27%. The coffee trees in the primeval forest are planted under the shade of trees and have enough rainfall. The fertile soil and rich ecological environment make the coffee grow with a characteristic aroma.