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Guji Gerbicho - Washed/Wet G1 - 2021


A rising star, Guji-type coffees bring candy-like, jammy flavors to tea-like citrus notes. The variation in terrain and altitude make this possible.

Tasting Notes: Almond, Taffy, Banana

Altitude 1800 - 2100 meters
Location Guji, Oromia
Nearest Town Bule Hora
Villages Gerbicho, Rogicha
Shade Trees Birebera, Besana, Girawa, Girawa, Shola
Rainfall 1,200 - 1,700mm
Harvest January-February
Processing March-May
Shipment June-July
# of Farmers 500 Regular/ 750 total
Other Crops Enset, Banana Tree, Bolokea, Orange
River Bukissa

Guji is a zone in Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Guji is named after a tribe of the Oromo people. Guji is bordered on the south by Borena, on the west by the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region, on the north by the Ganale Dorya River which separates it from Bale and on the east by the Somali Region. The highest point in this zone is Mount Dara Tiniro. Cities and major towns in this Zone include its administrative center, Nagele, Shakiso Bore, Dila Adola. The Guji Zone was created in September 2002, when the upland woredas of the Borena Zone were split apart to create it.