RW-11-202102 • Upcoming harvest

Resolution - Intego Experimental Micro-lot - Gasharu CWS - Nyamasheke - Western Province

  • Conventional (no certification): $9.25 USD / kgFOB est.

  • Origin: Rwanda
  • Variety: Bourbon
  • Process type: Other
  • Available quantity: 50 bags est.
  • Minimum order quantity (MOQ): 50 bags
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  • Available for shipping from Jul, 2021 to Sep, 2021.

The coffee story



Name: Gasharu CWS
Location: Macuba Sector, Nyamasheke district, Western Province 
Foundation year: 2014
Manager: Valentin Kimenyi
Number of farmers: 1650
Production: Up to 8 containers
Processing methods:  Natural, Washed, Honey and Anaerobic experiments 
Altitude of the farms: 1600 - 2100 masl
Altitude of the CWS: 1670 masl 
Average yearly rainfall: 1300-1400 mm
Soil: Acidic Soil
Projects: Support farmers in organizing as cooperatives and train them in governance and finances so that they can have savings for the future
Cup profile: Dark chocolate, cacao, banana, ripe red fruits, floral, honey. High sweetness, medium acidity and lingering aftertaste

[We work relentlessly to create the best coffees for our customers]

About Intego
Intego (Resolution) experimental coffee is the result of our curiosity to explore new methods of fermenting naturals to attain the best flavours and tastes. The final recipe of this coffee was selected after a series of trials in which we slowly refined the process that finally resulted in this flavour profile. We named it “Resolution” to celebrate our team's dedication and effort.

This coffee is beyond a simple cup of coffee because of the intentionally created fermentation medium that gives it a strong body and clear taste which we believe will provide a unique and memorable experience to coffee lovers. 

In addition to the unique taste, Intego (Resolution) coffee demonstrates our willingness to enter the European coffee market with the most genuine quality coffee and our culture of establishing “coffee harvest resolutions” to continue improving quality through innovative processing methods and promoting sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.
“Throughout the year, Gasharu Coffee holds small group meetings with coffee farmers to catch up on life, discuss the challenges in coffee farming and advise on the opportunities. Although my father Celestin is not an agronomist, he has always received calls from coffee farmers to advise on farming and processing because of his experience in farming, Now I, Valentin (one of his nine sons)  have both the farming experience and academic training as an agronomist. I provide more scientific-based farming and harvesting guidance whenever needed. The processing at the washing station is carried out by young coffee farmers and the sorting on tables by slightly older coffee farmers, mainly women, providing them with more income. ”
  • Process type
    Other
  • Altitude range
    1800m - 2110m
  • Harvest period
    February, 2021 - July, 2021
  • Average yearly production in bags
    0

Coffee Quality Evaluation

Algrano
Algrano
Cupped: June, 2021
Gasharu Coffee
Grower (Pending)
Cupped: N/A
SCA Score
Algrano
88.0 est.
Grower (Pending)
89.0
Key flavor notes
Algrano
Blueberry, Prune, Candy-like, Floral Violet, Strawberry, Dark chocolate, Black currant, Jammy est.
Grower (Pending)
Orange, Vanilla, Complex, Floral, Grapefruit, Dark chocolate
Quality comment
Algrano
Fruit bomb! Jammy, sweet and full bodied, with medium citric acidity- crisp, lingering finish. est.
Grower (Pending)
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Gasharu Coffee

Gasharu Coffee

Young producer, innovative, driven by quality
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The story of Gasharu Coffee goes back to 1976 when 17 years-old Celestin Rumenerangabo, my father, planted his first coffee trees in Nyamasheke. A farmer and buyer of cherries, he grew the business to what it is today. We now have 2 washing stations, Gasharu and Muhororo, and can export beans from nearly 1650 farmers directly. Over the last 43 years, we’ve maintained an unwavering dedication to making the highest-quality coffee we can. Coffee has been critical to rebuilding our community after the 1994 Tutsi Genocide and it remains an important part of our culture and ways. With local businesses being taken over by large multinational companies, we are aware that we have to make Gasharu Coffee more resilient. We have improved our sourcing and processing methods, encouraging curiosity about innovative ideas to take coffee to the next level, producing naturals, honeys and experiments. Our coffee grows at an altitude of 1580-2100 masl and has proven to yield a fine and flavoursome cup.


  • Roaster relationships
    20
  • Relationships with Roasters in
    Belgium, Germany, Spain, Finland, United Kingdom, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, and Taiwan
  • Average orders per roaster
    2
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Langøra Kaffebrenneri
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FAQ


Shipping
Once the ordering period ends we will consolidate all coffees in a shared container. During transport, your coffee is fully insured. We will keep you informed about the shipment status.

Upon arrival of the coffee at the warehouse, you can choose between 2 delivery modes:

  • Doorstep delivery: We will take care of transport to your roastery. We will provide your coffee fully insured until it is ready for unloading from the truck at your roastery.
  • EXW (ex. warehouse) means that we will provide the coffee ready for pick-up at the terminal of the warehouse. You are responsible for organising transport and insurance from the warehouse to your roastery.

Currently, we can deliver coffee anywhere in Europe, except Hungary. For all European buyers, the coffee will be provided custom cleared in any case. Roasters in Switzerland choosing EXW will be responsible for customs clearance.

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2 payment methods are accepted on Algrano:

1. Buy now, pay later
Pay your coffee after its delivered in Europe. This option generates an additional fee, displayed in the shopping cart.

3. Pay 10 days after placing the order
We will send you a 10 day invoice straight after you placed your order.