[Auction Lot: 04/Super Natural]
Lot Size: 47.00 KG - 103.00 LBS
Cup Score: 90
Sheba Code: HY/25/22
Fermentation Code: S
Region: Al Hayma
Altitude: 2250 masl
Drying Days: 25- 30 days
Dried apricots, mandarin orange, bergamot
Bergamot and peach in the fragrance. A structured, complex acidity adds a framework for dried apricots, mandarin oranges, blackberries and sweet spices. The after-taste is sweet, lingering with milk chocolate and baked pear notes. The coffee is well structured and complex and remains sweet, clean and uniform throughout.
After the passing of their father, Mohammed Yahya Rashed Al-Jaberi and his brother Hamza each inherited a portion of their father’s coffee farm. Today, Mohammed, aged 33 and Hamza compete to grow coffee of high quality. After scoring 90 points and making it to Sheba’s 2022 auction, it’s safe to say Mohammed is this year’s champion.
Mohammed’s farm is located in the renowned village of Al-Mahjar, Al Hayma area, Sana’a governorate. As well as coffee, Mohammed grows a selection of other crops for both income and sustenance, including the likes of pumpkins, tomatoes and potatoes.