KOCHERE REKO Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Natural
What to expect: Plum + Berries + Chocolate + Almond
Altitude: 2250 masl
Region: Kochere Yirgacheffe
Variety: Kurume, Mixed Heirloom
The Reko washing station is named after Reko-Mountain, a tall and skinny mountain that towers above the hills of Kochere
At harvest, normally takes place between late November and mid-January, many small holder farmers bring their red cherries to the washing station.
The coffee is washed with water from a nearby river, after which are pulped with an old Agard pulping-machine. The mucilage is removed by traditional fermentation, which lasts two to three days depending on the weather conditions. The coffee is then dried on raised African beds for 10-12 days.