Tanzania Peaberry - Karatu Estate *TOP LOT*

Yellow peach, apricot, melon, sweet lime
$3.60 / lb $476.19 / bag
Bag Weight 60 KG BAG
Harvest Season 2020/21
May 2021
SKU P607354-1
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About This Coffee

Karatu coffee estate is located in the ring of Ngorongoro crater in Karatu area. This is about 150 kms North of Arusha city. The estate was established in the mid 1900's by German settlers after the second world war.

Karatu Estate sits at 1700-1800 masl. The farming area is covered with dark volcanic soil and the area experiences moderate bimodal rainfall of about 700 - 800 mm p.a. with temperatures ranging between 19 - 27 degrees Celsius. The long rains fall between March-May while the short rains come between October and December.
The area experiences a long mono-annual production cycle with harvesting from August - January. The main variety is the traditional N39 accounting for over 99% of all the coffee grown. Karatu coffee estate applies both dry and wet processing methods. Dry processing - The berries are picked when red ripe and gently sun dried for top quality naturals. This forms around 5% of the farm production. Wet processing – Red rip cherries are timely pulped, fermented, washed and gently sun dried on raised drying table.

 

This coffee is of the Bourbon varietal andi s fully washed.

  • Status Spot
  • Cup Score 86
  • Region Karatu, Oldeani
  • Farm Name Karatu Estate
  • Producer Type Single Estate
  • Processing Washed
  • Processing Description 36-42 hours fermentation
  • Bag Type Grain Pro / Ecotact
  • Plant Species Arabica
  • Variety Bourbon
  • Coffee Grade TZA CA WA PB
  • Growing Altitude 1600-1800m
  • Country of Origin Tanzania
  • Warehouse The Annex
  • On Sale No
  • Top Lot No
  • CTRM Contract Number P607354-1

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