El Salvador Tablon Cumbrita Finca Matalapa by Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters Review | CoffeeReview.com
Roast: Light Review Date: August 2009
Origin: La Libertad Department, El Salvador. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Soft aromatic notes of cinnamon, vanilla, citrus and toast. A very light roast develops brightness in the cup and simple but delicately nuanced flavors. Flowers and lime at first, deepening and sweetening to round, milky chocolate, with a gently smooth mouthfeel. Finishes cleanly, with a mild hint of sweet chocolate.

Notes: From the prize-winning Finca Matalapa, this coffee is composed of beans from trees of the Bourbon and Pacas varieties. The farm is divided into sections called tablones; Tablon Cumbrita is one of Finca Matalapa's highest, at over 4,000 feet above sea level. Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters is a distinguished small-batch roasting company in Madison, Wisconsin. Visit www.johnsonbrotherscoffee.com or call 608-256-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A bright, light-roasted coffee, at once delicate and complex.


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