Riunggunung Estate - Anaerobic Natural
Green apple with floral, winey berries and cocoa.
Category - Motive Series
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Roast - Espresso & Filter
Origin - Indonesia
Region - Bandung - West Java
Farm - Riunggunung Estate
Process - Anaerobic Natural
Riunggunung Estate is a 10-hectare farm with 9 hectares planted in a selection of different varieties that are commonly found in Java. This lot is from the highest point of the estate, elevation-wise. This section of the farm not only develops the most nuanced flavour profile for the coffee, but it is also a somewhat dangerous place for the plants: On very cold evenings it can potentially frost over, which can devastate production.
For this lot, only the ripest cherries are selected and promptly floated and washed in clean, spring water. Once the perfect selection is sorted, cherries are placed into a plastic, air-tight container, and lactobacillus is added to the tanks, mixed, and set to ferment for an extended period of three days. Once the fermentation is complete, the cherries are promptly moved to raised beds for an average period of 18-21 days and dried as naturals, During this time, the cherries are moved consistently to ensure an even drying process across the entirety of the micro-lot.
After the drying process is complete, the coffee is hulled, removing the dried cherry and then milled to remove the parchment and sort by size, density, and colour. The final process of hand-sorting is achieved with the help of the staff at the dry mill and the coffee is then bagged and prepped for distribution.
We are loving this coffee on both espresso and filter brew methods.