Ethiopia Aleta Wondo Natural by Kaldi's Coffee | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Kaldi's Coffee Roasting

    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Ethiopia Aleta Wondo Natural

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

Blind Assessment: In aroma and cup soft, honey-like sweetness with round fruit tones and a hint of flowers. Bright acidity, medium body, silky mouthfeel, continued softly stated fruit and floral notes with an added hint of lemon. Finishes cleanly with a muted but rich pungency.

Notes: This cooperative-produced coffee from the Aleta Wondo Valley was processed by the dry or "natural" processed method, meaning the beans or seeds were dried inside the coffee fruit rather than dried after the removal of the fruit residue, as is the case with wet-processed or "washed" coffees. Certified organically grown and Fair Trade, meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. Founded in 1994, Kaldi's Coffee is a quality-oriented small-batch roaster with several cafes throughout Missouri. Visit www.kaldiscoffee.com or call 888-892-6333 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A delicate, lightly roasted version of the sweetly fruity dry-processed Ethiopia profile.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:7
BODY:7
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:60/80


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