limited edition Balzac's direct trade bean selections
A classic Kenyan coffee with a medium body and notes of peach, apricot and citrus.
Balzac's new Seasonally Sourced collection is a unique, limited edition selection of direct trade whole bean coffee from across the globe. Each season, we will present a new selection, varying in origin and roast.
LOCATION AT ORIGIN Nairobi, Kenya
NAME OF FARM Ibonia Estate
GROWING METHOD Shade Grown
PROCESSING Fully Washed
CERTIFICATION Rainforest Alliance
ALTITUDE 1,700 meters above sea level
PLANT VARIETAL Bourbon, SL-28
CUPPING NOTES Peach, apricot, and citrus. Medium-bodied.
Located 20km northwest of Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, the Ibonia Estate farm has a number of ecological practices in place to preserve and nurture the land and indigenous flora and fauna, including tree planting and controlled fishing.
In addition, the farm practices organic matter management, soil conservation, and eco fertilization. This has earned the Ibonia Estate the Rainforest Alliance certification.