Nicaragua Las Termopilas by Intelligentsia Coffee Review |
  • Intelligentsia Coffee

    Chicago, Illinois
  • Nicaragua Las Termopilas

Roast: Medium Review Date: October 2005
Origin: Esteli Department, Nicaragua Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A quiet, very sweet, delicately chocolate-toned coffee. Caramel and chocolate tones dominate in aroma and cup, gently complicated by floral top notes. Slightly astringent in the long finish.

Notes: A prize winner in the 2005 Nicaragua Cup of Excellence competition, where as a green (unroasted) coffee it placed 12th out of hundreds of entries, attracting a score of 86 from an international jury. Intelligentsia, under the leadership of coffee buyer Geoff Watts and president Doug Zell, has become a leading supporter and buyer of Cup of Excellence coffees. Visit or call 888-945-9786 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Austerely subtle chocolate-lovers.


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