Notes: Strawberry, Cola, Kiwi
Farms: Various Smallholder Co-ops
Variety: SL 28, Ruiru 11
Altitude: 1750 meters
Production Method: Washed
Nguvu is a blend of coffees from smallholder cooperatives in the Murang’a district, in Kenya’s Central Province. Our fresh-crop 2019 Nguvu comes from Ruthaka Kamuchuni, Ruthaka Mukui, Mwirua Riakiania, Mwirua Kiambwe (the first part of the name is the cooperative and the second part is the factory, or mill).
Murang’a is considered the traditional home of the Kikuyu tribe, which currently makes up 22 percent of Kenya’s population. The area’s beautiful red, loamy soil and startlingly high altitudes contribute to a juicy, berry-forward cup. These coffees are typically grown between 1,350 and 1,800 masl. Very high-quality coffees often derive from small co-ops and may be auctioned as separate lots