1,300 – 1,500 m above sea level, Sidikalang, North Sumatra, Indonesia
TASTING NOTES:Creamy, blueberry, raspberry, full bodied, clean, juicy, sweet
BACKGROUND:This Sumatra Longberry microlot is from the Wahana Estate and as the name suggests, is a long and thin shaped bean varietal. It is said to have originated in Ethiopia due to a similarity to a varietal called Longberry Harrar: and it is also originally known to grow only in Aceh. Wahana Estate has been credited with bringing this varietal to the Lake Toba area of Sumatra as one of their experimental varieties.
For the Natural Process, the cherries are washed in Wahana Estate washing station. The ﬂoaters are separated and only heavy cherries are washed. The cherries are then sun-dried under canopy until cherries are hardened and then hulled.