Fair Trade Organic Ethiopia Yirgacheffe by Green Mountain Coffee | CoffeeReview.com
Roast: Medium Review Date: November 2009
Origin: Yirgacheffe growing region, Sidamo Province, southern Ethiopia. Price: $8.95/16oz

Blind Assessment: Intensely aromatic yet finely balanced. The rich aroma is dominated by a pungent cedar sensation with backgrounded caramelly chocolate sweetness and a hint of flowers. The chocolaty fruit and night floral notes move lushly forward in the cup, persisting into the finish. Soft acidity, lightly syrupy mouthfeel.

Notes: This coffee is certified organically grown and Fair Trade, meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. 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: An unusually poised, quietly complete version of the aromatic, extravagantly floral Yirgacheffe cup.


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