Rank: 1a

Farm Name: KIBINGO 

Farmer/Rep.: Nshimirimana Pascasie – GREENCO

Score: 90.45

Country: Burundi


Region: Burundi

Aroma/Flavor: lemon, black cherry, red apple, grape, honey, blackberry, black currant, earl grey, jasmine, apricot, nectarine, peach, buttered toast, key lime pie, jasmine, honeysuckle, rose dew,

Acidity: tartaric, citrus, complex, orange juice, well balanced with sugar to acidity, sweet acidity

Other: well structured, transparent, wine like, honey flavors, syrupy aftertaste, strawberry rhubarb.

Variety : Bourbón

Farm Story:

Kibingo was built in 1986 in the Kayanza Commune in the Kayanza province. It lies at an altitude of 1893m, close to the Congo-Nile Crest. The washing station is known for its wooden bridge that was built over the river that runs through it. The name ‘Kibingo’ comes from the Kirundi word urubingowhich means ‘reeds’. Reeds were planted along the river to contain the water and to prevent the surrounding soils from eroding. This washing station collects cherries from over 3500 local coffee farmers spread over the 18 neighboring colonies. During the harvest season, Kibingo processes more than 750 tons of coffee. In the cup, this exceptional coffee has floral citrus notes with a lot of caramel. It has a balanced profile between fruity sweetness & grilled bread aromas and a long aftertaste with fruity flavors.