Hacienda La Esmeralda Diamond Mountain by Apres Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • Apres Coffee

    Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Hacienda La Esmeralda Diamond Mountain

Roast: Dark Review Date: November 2007
Origin: Boquete growing region, western Panama Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Sweet-toned, deep aroma: cedar, walnut, hints of orange, chocolate and flowers. In the cup sweet, roasty but delicate, with continued walnut, orange, and a cocoaish chocolate. The mouthfeel is silky but a roasty astringency begins to dominate as the cup cools. The finish is rich, sweet and chocolate-toned; it grows slightly heavy as it fades but a sweet chocolate has the last word.

Notes: This coffee is Rainforest-Alliance certified, meaning it was produced following sustainable ecological and socio-economic criteria developed by the Sustainable Agricultural Network, a coalition of independent, environment-focused non-governmental organizations. It is produced by the same family that produces the famous (and much more expensive) La Esmeralda Gesha. Apres is a seller of gourmet teas, coffee and chocolate presented in impressively distinctive packaging at reasonable prices. Visit www.aprescafe.com or call 877-777-3451 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A subtly complex dark roast.


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