This particular Yemeni is from one of the most well known coffee producing regions, Sana'a. The farmers who contribute to this lot receive money for both the cherry they give to the cooperative as well as a profit sharing on the final price paid by THREE. This lots was processed under the direction of QIMA Coffee, using their "Alchemy" Anaerobic fermentation. You can expect notes of Dried fruit, Chocolate, Berries, Stone fruit and a boozy/funky element in the cup.
The Governorate of Mahwit where this lot of from is home to one of the roughest mountain ranges in Yemen. These jagged mountains have been transformed over centuries for cultivation of various crops such as apple, peach, guavas and coffee.
At an altitude of 2100masl lies the village of Wadi Mahyad, home to 350 families. Farming is the only source of income for majority of these families. People of Wadi Mahyad are known for their kindness and hospitality. Local homes act as restaurants for travellers and tourists to the region.
Due to the ongoing conflict in Yemen, electricity and water supply to Wadi Mahyad has been cut off since 2015. The altitude, micro climate and a long running farming culture means the coffee produced in Wadi Mahyad is very high quality.