Nicaragua Los Vasques by Stumptown Coffee Roasters Review |
  • Stumptown Coffee Roasters

    Portland, Oregon
  • Nicaragua Los Vasques

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: December 2006
Origin: Madriz growing region, Nicaragua Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Huge body, luscious Belgian chocolate flavor with plenty of supporting acidity. Vanilla bean along with the chocolate in the finish. Roast is perfectly matched to the coffee.

Notes: A prize winner in the 2006 Nicaragua Cup of Excellence competition, where as a green (unroasted) coffee it placed eighth out of hundreds of entries, attracting a score of 87.48 from an international jury. Produced from trees of the Caturra variety at an elevation of approximately 4,000 feet on the Luis Alberto Vasquez farm. Stumptown Coffee is a small-batch premium roasting company that wholesales its coffees as well as serves them custom brewed by the cup in its Portland caf?s. Under the youthful and enthusiastic leadership of Duane Sorenson, Stumptown has become a leading buyer and supporter of competition-winning coffees. Visit or call 503-230-7797 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A hedonist?s delight. Fans of Australian Shiraz or big California Zins will dote on it.


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