Country Indonesia Java
Region Bandung, Tilu Mountains, Pangalengan, West Java
Farm Frinsa Estate
Variety Atengsuper, Bor Bor, Sigararutang
Altitude 1400–1700 masl
Proc. Method Washed
Harvest Schedule July–August
Rich and heavy with tart fruit acidity, chocolate and berry flavors.
The Frinsa Estate is run by Wildan Mustofa and his family, who are progressive producers, focusing on experimental processing more than is commonly found in Java. The Collective produces Honeys, Naturals, anaerobic-environment fermentation, and is also separating out single-variety lots. Wildan oversees the agricultural and processing side of the business, while his wife Atieq handles contracts and their son Fikri does the cupping.
The coffee is rinsed, sorted, and depulped the same day it's delivered, and fermented for 18 hours. It's washed to remove the mucilage, then dried on patios for 7–10 days.