[Auction Lot: Haraz/08] Sheba Code: HZ/1B/01 Cupping Score: 88.0 Single Farmer Lot
Cupping Notes/Profile: High sweet, low bitter coffee with structured acidity from hot to cold. Underlying flavours of cherry and red fruit add interest with supporting flavours of caramel, sweet spice and milk chocolate adding further complexity. A clean and creamy mouthfeel. Flavours of raspberry and blueberry remain and there is a Latic quality to the cup that adds further interest.
Mohamed Shibam is a 38 year old coffee farmer who owns a small local traditional café in the countryside within Haraz. He has been farming with his family from a young age and has collected a wealth of experience from his environment and his ancestors. He inherited his love for coffee from his father.
Today Mohamed is the sole owner of his farm, containing around 800 coffee plants within the space of 80 Libnas. The main coffee variety that he grows is Jufini. His father has taught him how to care for his coffee trees and how to improve the quality and yield of his crop. Mohamed has followed his father’s footsteps with passion and aims to be one of the largest and most successful farmers in his region.
Three different lots from Mohamed's farm have all scored very highly with this particular lot being the only lot having undergone a natural process.