Java Wet Hulled Frinsa Estate
Earth-toned aromatics, citrus rind, and date sugar.
This wet hulled Java has an earth-toned aroma not unlike Sumatra. The smells are sweet, even noting buttery caramel when brewed. Darker roasts have an opaque body and intense cup flavors and big chocolate roast flavors with patches of sweet tobacco.
The Frinsa Estate is a family run farm and export company in the Bandung highlands region of West Java. Altitude on this farm ranges from 4,000 to 5,200 feet above sea level. They're coffee mill specializes in a wet hulled process that is called a "giling basah", and tends to produce bodied, low acid coffee, also notable for earthy tones.