Farmers selectively handpick ripe, red cherry and sell it to a mill in Gleno. At the mill, cherry is laid to sundry. Cherry is raked frequently to ensure even drying. It takes approximately 18 to 22 days for cherry to dry.
This is the highest scoring coffee from East Timor that we’ve cupped. The coffee is surprisingly clean and has really refined fruity characteristics. We get notes of Sweet Apple, Pear, Sugarcane, and we get a bit of a spiced note that reminds us of Apple Pie, but it’s not super prominent.