Huye Mountain Natural Rwanda
Coffee: Huye Mountain
Varietal: Red Bourbon
Altitude: 1600 - 2300 masl
Location: Huye district, Southern Rwanda
Owner: David Rubanzangabo
Cup score: 86.25
Located on the slopes of Huye Mountain, this washing station processes coffees from 26 collecting stations in the surrounding area. Typically, a small holding in the district is just a quarter of a hectare in size, with around 200 trees. the yield is about 4 kg of cherry per tree, so each farm produces roughly 2 bags of coffee.
David's drive for quality has brought around a big increase in prices for local farmers with lots placing in Cup of excellence competition.
The Huye mountain microlot FSC #1752 has great balance. Expect dark chocolate, berry, lime and rum. Great natural.