Unroasted - Yunnan Old Seed

YUN-OS-0.5

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About the bean

This Yunnan is a fancy bean - a strong, high-mountain Typica with a slightly fruity aroma. A fine and smooth mouthfeel with pleasant flavour notes of nut and tobacco. This is not a coffee taste we're familiar with in North America, and, as such, a taste to explore and open to. What is striking about this coffee is the way it increases in complexity and expresses more flavour at a darker roast - cleaner too - when typically those characteristics are more pronounced at a lighter roast. Upside down world!

Yunnan Old Seed beans are dried on racks and then processed.

Good for pour over, French press; espresso, or part of a blend.

Roasting recommendation: Go for dark.

Quick Notes

Species: Arabica
Cultivar: Typica
Altitude: 1,200 masl.
Supplier: Xinzhai Coffee Co-op

Read "China's remarkable coffee" to learn more about the growers behind our Yunnan Coffee selection and discover the little known, up until now, rare pleasure of coffee from China.



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