More about Bombe Washed
Farmer – Various Smallholders
- Producer: DWD
Region – Sidama, Bombe
Variety – Heirloom
Processing – Washed
Altitude – 1,950 m.a.s.l
Part of our Ethiopia Bombe series! Same Coffee 3 different processing methods. You can find Anaerobic Natural and Red Honey ones on the website.
This coffee from Sidama region is prepared by DWD, on its station of Bombe village. This coffee is done following fully washed process. Cherries are produced at 2000 m., within a nice environment. This microlot reveals the flavors of Sidama profiles, flavors which done the good reputation of this appellation.
WD is managing different stations in Sidama region. The one where Bombe coffee comes from is located in a small village, logically called Bombe, located at 1950 m. Here, DWD is able to prepare washed and natural coffees, as well as some lots done by anaerobic fermentation. All the processes are carefully done. Cherries are coming from some outgrowers living just around the station. Coffee growing is included with different crops, a way for peasants to balance their incomes and to have food for their own families.
Mr Dukale was born in Bensa area of Sidama region from a coffee farming parents. At early age he was a sugarcane trader, shifted to boutique, and started collecting coffee from surrounding villages. In late 1980s he opened the first processing station of ‘’Awraja and his Families’’ in Daye Bensa. Awraja was his nick name literally meaning ‘’zone’’ by the time, as he was famous volley ball player representing his administrative area called Bensa Awraja/Zone of Sidama Province during the Derg Regime.
This nice citric microlot with floral and fruity notes with honey like finish reflects the passion, curiosity and expertise of a producer guided by innovation and a quest for perfection.