Where in the world?
Aveen and Yogitha Rodrigues, Melkodige Estate
Caramel wafer, Milk Chocolate, Plum
What’s the story?
This is a big full bodied coffee from a stunning estate in the South of India.
With heaps of sweetness and body, this is a true Mystere, a comfort coffee with bags of character.
Its very easy to brew however you choose, with notes of rich cocoa and baked plums giving a satisfying morning espresso or a long lazy french press.
We draw out the roast a little bit lower and slower, to allow all those sugars to develop and brown beautifully. As ever, the real work is done by the farmers, our job is not to spoil it!
The estate has been family run since the 1940’s, well worth checking out their website, here: Melkodige Estate
Melkodige is western facing, hot during the day with plummeting night temperatures due to moisture laden clouds from the sea. This sort of micro climate is perfect for developing coffee cherries with a high sugar content and the dense forest provides rich nutrients packing those cherries with flavour.
The estate is very close to Kudremukh, one of twenty two UNESCO bio diversity hotspots. These conditions, combined with a family of agronomists driving quality and sustainability gives us a coffee with a beautiful combination of full body and sweetness, with an exceptional clean cup.
There is some fantastic work happening in Indian coffee at the moment, we’re excited about this one, and really happy to have something so spot on for Mystere fans! Enjoy!
ESPRESSO: Espresso based on a Sage barista pro which brews at 9 bars with up to 18g basket.
Dose: 18 g
Yield: 45 g
Time: 30 secs
FILTER: Moka Pot
Brew Water: To the line or just under the pressure valve.