Ethiopia Aleta Wondo by Equator Estate Coffees & Teas Review |
  • Equator Estate Coffees & Teas

    San Rafael, California
  • Ethiopia Aleta Wondo

Roast: Medium Review Date: January 2009
Origin: Aleta Wondo Valley, western Ethiopia. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Pungent fir, nut-toned chocolate in the aroma. Rich acidity, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. A spicy lemon dominates in the cup, supported by continued nut and chocolate notes. Long, deep-toned finish, fading to a very slight astringency.

Notes: This cooperative-produced coffee from the Aleta Wondo Valley was processed by the wet or washed method (fruit skin and pulp is removed before drying) accentuating citrus and cocoa notes that probably reflect the influence of one or more of the many native Ethiopian varieties of coffee tree. Founded in 1995, Equator Estate Coffees & Teas is a women-owned wholesale coffee roasting company with web based retail. Equator focuses on sustainability in coffee sourcing and business practices. Visit or call 800-809-7687 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A quiet, deep version of the lemon-and-cocoa-toned Ethiopia wet-processed profile.


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