Fermenty, raizen, peach, fruity, choco, stone fruits, dried Raisins, floral, spice, strawberry, winey, grape-peel, cacao, long-after
Type: Single Village farmers collective Lot
Producer: Farmers of Bani Matar
Origin: Haima Village, Bani Matar Area, Manakha, Sana’a, Yemen
Processing: Rooftop Drying Method, Natural, Sun-dry
Variety: Ja’adi, Dawairi, Udaini, Old Typica
Altitude: 1700-2200 m
Bani Matar is Located in the southwestern part of Sana’a province, around the highest mountain in the arabian peninsula, mount Nabi Shuaib 3,666m.
The name “Mocha Matari” which is often heard in Japan, can only be used to refer to coffee produced in Bani Matar.
In the village of Haima, the smallholders dry the coffee cherries on the roof of their houses after harvesting. This coffee is the same coffee sold in the local coffee market of Yemen, The coffee has a characteristic aroma of chocolate coated fruit, and a very distinct roasted almond flavors.