Tanzania Gombe Reserve by Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Review | CoffeeReview.com
Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: September 2008
Origin: Kigoma growing region, western Tanzania. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Very sweet-toned aroma with floral and honey notes and a balancing walnut crispness. In the cup gentle acidity, light but silky mouthfeel, and a continued giddy, honey-toned, floral sweetness as fresh but voluptuous as a tropical morning. The finish is delicate and rather short, but as cleanly refreshing as the rest of the profile.

Notes: This coffee is offered in cooperation with the Jane Goodall Institute, the organization founded by animal researcher and conservationist Jane Goodall to support ongoing research into chimpanzee behavior and protect chimpanzees and their habitats. The 2,700 members of the Kalinzi cooperative that produced this superb coffee live on the boundaries of the Gombe reserve, the national park that protects the threatened habitat of the chimpanzees. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters is one of the country's leading specialty roasters, offering a particularly wide-ranging variety of origins and roast styles. Visit www.greenmountaincoffee.com or call 800-223-6768 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who value a sweetness as natural as it is unsentimental.


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