In this series, we are sharing with you exclusively our coffee buyer's first hand journey from different origins each month; exploring these coffee regions and discovering their unique characteristics that influence the flavor profiles of the coffee they produce.
*For New Subscriber before 20th each month, your coffee will be despatch the next working day; Then you'll be charged the first day of next month and coffee despatch on Monday of the first week of each month.
COFFEE OF THE MONTH - JAVA PANGALENGAN
ALTITUDE: 1,300 – 1,600 masl
VARIETAL: Sigarar Utang
REGION: Pangalengan, West Java
TASTING NOTES: Bright stonefruit acidity, winey and tropical floral flavor with a hint bubblegum after taste.
BACKGROUND: The story of West Java Arabica began all the way back in 1696 when West Java was chosen by the Dutch colony to be the first location in Indonesia for coffee cultivation, at that time it was the first coffee cultivation place outside of Arabia and Ethiopia. Since 2017, Opal Coffee has been scouting out; selecting best coffee producers of this region to join our Coffee Network as our partners. Since then, we have been working very closely together throughout the entire process with our coffee partners to improve the quality of our coffee