Don Pepe Farm Panama by Flying Goat Coffee Review |
  • Flying Goat Coffee

    Healdsberg, California
  • Don Pepe Farm Panama

Roast: Medium Review Date: March 2009
Origin: Boquete growing region, western Panama Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Superbly balanced structure and quiet, tight-knit aromatic complexity. Well-integrated acidity, silky mouthfeel. Cocoa, prune-toned fruit, caramel, aromatic wood notes and a hint of flowers carry from aroma through cup to a long, rich, resonant finish.

Notes: The award-winning Don Pepe Estate is located on the slopes of Baru Volcano in Panama's famous Boquete growing region. This coffee is produced entirely from trees of the dwarf, sun-tolerant Caturra variety of Arabica. Although Caturra is not considered a particularly distinguished variety of Arabica owing to its often neutral cup, this particular Caturra represents the type well: no sensory drama, yet balanced, resonant, subtly complete. Flying Goat Coffee is a leading boutique retail/wholesale roaster located in the wine country of northern California. Visit or call 800-675-3599 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Aficionados interested in sampling the often underestimated Caturra variety at its best. For less studious coffee drinkers, should make a fine, versatile all-day cup.


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