Region: South Slope, lowlands of Mount Kilimanjaro
Farm / Estate: Kilimanjaro Plantations
Varietal: Bourbon, Kents, Typica, Blue Mountain
Processing: Fully washed
Altitude: 1050-1400 masl
In the cup: Blackcurrant with milk chocolate. Good body.
Background: Kilimanjaro Plantation is one of the oldest in Tanzania. Under the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro the plantation also benefits from the cooler climate and unique climate. The land remains well irrigated with glacial run off and temperatures stay cool and moderate. The soil is fertile and volcanic.
The plantations are set over 595 hectares, growing 1.2 million coffee trees with a remaining 50 odd hectares planted as shade trees and wildlife corridors.
Kili-Plantation is truly beautiful and its owners passionate about producing coffee to the highest quality.