Rwanda Bushoki Peaberry
Bushoki is a washing station in the Northern Province of Rulindo, and is situated at 1776 masl, while the 800 farmers from the surrounding sectors who deliver their cherry here fall in a range of altitudes.
There 800 smallholder farmers in the surrounding communities around Bushoki that deliver their cherry to the washing station for processing.
The climate through most of the season in Rwanda is relatively cool, which assists in controlling the fermentation process. A McKinnon three-disc pulper is used here to remove the skin and pulp from the parchment which is still covered in mucilage. The coffee is then wet fermented for 18-24 hours. After this the parchment dried on raised beds, at Bushoki there are 42 drying beds.
The parchment is dried on African drying beds for between 15-22 days, the parchment is covered by shade net during midday intense sun, during any rain and at night.
This coffee is complex and bright, with flavor notes of red grape, jam like sweetness, lavender floral with a brown sugar finish.