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Coffee beans: Ethiopia - Moka Sidama Nyala - 250g - Cafés Lugat
Coffee beans: Ethiopia - Moka Sidama Nyala - 250g - Cafés Lugat

Coffee beans: Ethiopia - Moka Sidama Nyala - 250g - Cafés Lugat

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  • £0.18/cup   £22.80/kg
Brand :    Cafés Lugat
  • 100% Arabica - Moka (Ethiopia)
  • Also available in 1kg (5% off)
  • Artisanally roasted in France
  • Lemon and jasmine notes
LABEL Exceptional coffee

These Moka Sidama Nyala coffee beans come from the Sidamo region. This is one of the best-known Moka coffees from Ethiopia with the prestigious Sidama appellation. This speciality coffee offers citrus notes (predominantly lemon) combined with a floral touch (jasmine). Medium roast designed for good espressi. Packaging: 250g.

Cafés Lugat

Main characteristics:

IntensityBalanced coffee
Appellation Terroir coffee
Country of origin
Country of origin Ethiopia
Type of roast
Country of roast
Country of roast France (Aquitaine)
Type of coffee
Type of coffee100% Arabica
Botanical varietyMoka
Altitude Altitude 1,500-2,000m
Type of harvest Manual, selective harvest
Process Washed

Find out more about our medium roast:

This "special espresso" coffee has undergone a medium roast, which develops a generous body, powerful aromas and fullness in the mouth.

Meanwhile, our light roast coffees develop significant acidity and a more complex palette of aromas in the cup.

A closer look at appellations:

This Moka Sidama Nyala coffee is a terroir coffee.

label pictoA label coffee: a superior-quality coffee that corresponds to a certain coffee-growing region
arrowterroir pictoA terroir coffee: high-quality coffee, renowned for the distinctiveness of its terroir
micro-lot pictoA micro-lot: a terroir coffee grown on a specific plot known for its exceptional quality
or specific kind of preparation

Find out more about the different appellations of speciality coffee on our blog.

What Lionel, roaster at Cafés Lugat, has to say:
roaster review

Lionel* likes:

- Its citrus notes (predominantly lemon)

- Its intense attack

- Its subtle, floral (jasmine) finish

*The coffee scout (Cafés Lugat)

ranking picto

86 /100

Other production characteristics:

Harvest period: December to March

Find out about the different processing methods on our blog.

The history of Cafés Lugat:

Lionel Lugat is the legendary roaster at MaxiCoffee. Over the years, he has surrounded himself with an expert team of roasters.

This coffee specialist, judge in the French Coffee Championships and expert columnist for our coffee company tells the story of Cafés Lugat and his passion for coffee roasting below.

Presentation of the Sidamo region:

The Sidamo region is located in the south of Ethiopia, at the border with Kenya. Its name comes from the Sidama, an ethic group native to the south-central part of Ethiopia. The south of the country is an ideal location for coffee growing.

The coffee grows in the shade, under trees in the forest. It is manually harvested and selected then washed in water, which gives the coffee the optimal level of acidity.

Moka Sidama Nyala represents 11% of the coffee produced in the area. The washed aspect of this coffee makes it highly sought-after.

A bit of background...

Ethiopia, the home of coffee, only grows the Arabica variety, at altitudes of between 1,500 and 2,300 metres above sea level.

The higher the coffee is grown on the country's plateaus, the better the organoleptic qualities of the roasted bean, especially when it comes to its intensity.

Ethiopian coffees are known as Moka coffees, as they used to be exported from the port of Mocha in Yemen. There are various types of Moka.

With 400,000 hectares of coffee-growing land, coffee is a keystone of the Ethiopian economy, especially in terms of currencies.

The country is the 5th largest producer and 10th biggest exporter in the world. 60% of its coffee production, or 172,000 tonnes, is exported every year.

The coffea plants are grown: in natural shade in forests (15%), in semi-forest areas (35%), alongside other crops (35%) and on intensive-style farms (15%).

80% of the coffee grown in Ethiopia is known as "natural" coffee, as it is dry-processed, while the remaining 20% is "washed" or wet-processed coffee.

Practically none of the country's coffee farmers use chemical products on their crops. Ethiopian coffee could therefore be recognised as organic, but the certification has not been put into place, presumably because it would be too expensive for the country.

Cafés Lugat

Cafés Lugat boasts a team of enthusiastic young coffee roasters who select exceptional coffees and create irresistible recipes just for you. Through their range of coffee beans, ground coffees and Nespresso® compatible capsules, their mission is to bring you the unique flavour and aromas from the world's best coffee-producing areas!

Their passion for coffee has even won them awards. Marco, the brand's head roaster, was awarded the French Barista Championship title at the 2017 French Championships.

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