Sorting parchment at the Nyarusiza Washing Station

Different stages of parchment drying: shaded and full-sun

Parchment drying tables at the Nyarusiza Washing Station

Sam Muhirwa (Manager, Bufcoffee) at Nyarusiza

Zirikana Rwanda

Produced by the efforts of hundreds of farming families, this Bourbon-variety coffee typifies the glossy mouthfeel and refreshing finish of the cleanest cups from Southern Rwanda. We taste blackberry and Earl Grey, with hints of marmalade, pineapple, and vanilla.

A Direct Trade Offering An In Season Offering

$17.00 / 12 oz

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  • ProducerEpiphanie Mukashyaka & Sam Muhirwa
  • FarmNyarusiza Washing Station
  • RegionGikongoro, Nyamagabe District, Southern Province
  • CountryRwanda
  • Elevation1750 - 1900 m
  • HarvestMay - October
  • CultivarBourbon
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Single Origin Coffee

These coffees are lauded for highlighting specific flavors of a growing region, process or varietal. We seek these distinct coffees and roast them to show their quality and uniqueness.

In Season

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Direct Trade

This coffee meets or exceeds Intelligentsia’s Direct Trade standards. For a coffee to be given this status, Intelligentsia and the producer/cooperative partner must meet ALL of the following criteria.

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