Zimbabwe Pinnacle by Leopard Forest Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • Leopard Forest Coffee

    Travelers Rest, South Carolina
  • Zimbabwe Pinnacle

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: June 2007
Origin: Eastern Zimbabwe Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A big, sweetly acidy coffee, with distinct floral and molasses notes in both aroma and cup. The body is medium but the mouthfeel silky and supple. Tart coffee fruit notes in the cup lighten and complicate a slightly tight finish.

Notes: Historically Zimbabwe has been the premier coffee origin of southern Africa. This coffee is produced from the admired SL 28 variety, the cultivar of arabica that produces most of Kenya's finest coffees. Leopard Forest is the brand name of a roasting company that features coffees from its own sustainably operated Zimbabwe farm. This coffee, representing the largest beans from the farm's production, won the Taste of Harvest award at the East African Fine Coffee Association 2007 competition. Visit www.leopardforestcoffee.com or call 864-834-5500 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A coffee that makes a fine, floral-toned version of the big, bright American-style breakfast cup.


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