Tanzania Kongoni

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Description

A small lot of Grade A Tanzanian Coffee from the region of Oldeani, Karatu, Manyara.

An absolute Gem from Tanzania. Slightly chocolaty nose before brewing. A great body for an African coffee, creamy and intense. The cup is clean, bright and well balanced. Lovely lingering, slightly gamey, aftertaste with undertones of dark chocolate.

Shade grown

Growing coffee in shaded conditions have numerous benefits. Increased yields in production volume, greater resistance to frost, increased bird activity, reduced pesticide use and we think a slightly nicer cup too.

Brewing

Brews best though traditional filter methods, pour-over, chemex, v60 etc.

Not a traditional espresso coffee but it will throw out some very interesting flavours if you are willing to give it a try. The chocolate notes intensify and you'll get lots more acidity. If acidity in espresso is not your thing then we wouldn't recommend it.

Cupping Scores

Fragrance/Aroma:7    
Acidity:7    
Body:8    
Flavor:8     
Sweetness:7    
Clean Cup:9     
Balance:9    
Uniformity:9    
Aftertaste:9

To visit Oldeani in google maps follow this link

Oldeani Map

Kongoni Estate Rainfall (mm) approx

Sep 5
Oct 18
Nov 74
Dec 102
Jan 94
Feb 86
Mar 127
Apr 214
May 102
Jun 13
Jul 5
Aug 3
Year 853

6 Reviews
  • 5
    African velvet

    Published by Colin on 1st Apr 2015

    Delicious, particularly after a meal.

  • 5
    Velvety smooth from Africa!

    Published by Unknown on 29th Dec 2014

    One of the best after dinner coffees which can be enjoyed anytime before or after sunset.

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