Organic Bolivian Coffee, Cumbre Supremo, New England Light Roast by Cafe Valverde Review |
  • Cafe Valverde

    West Newberry, Massachusetts
  • Organic Bolivian Coffee, Cumbre Supremo, New England Light Roast

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: February 2007
Origin: Bolivia Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Superb, richly sweet-toned aroma: semi-sweet chocolate with hints of raisins and cedar. In the cup rather lean-bodied, delicate, with crisp, very distinct cocoa-chocolate notes nuanced by hints of lemon, caramel, raisin.

Notes: Caf? Valverde is the U.S.-based roasting partner of Invalsa Coffee, a Bolivian export/import company focused on identifying, supporting and exporting the best coffees from Bolivian small-holding farmers. From an industry-wide perspective, by the way, this coffee does not qualify as a light roast, but comes in at the darkish end of medium. Nevertheless, it is an appropriate and tactful roast that develops this coffee's attractive cocoa-chocolate character. Visit or call 888-422-3338 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those interested in exploring the pleasing edge of coffee flavor that overlaps cacao and chocolate.


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