Guatemala - Finca Dos Marias by Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Review | CoffeeReview.com
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Roast: Medium Review Date: July 1998
Origin: Guatemala Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: A quietly dramatic coffee with a long development, in which a clear if understated acidity gives way to a sudden sweet lift in the cup, and nutty, pungent (perhaps smoky) notes are balanced by vanilla sweetness. All of the complex gestures remain in balance, and a silky smoothness envelops even the potentially sharp pungency.

Notes: From the San Marcos region of Guatemala, this quietly dramatic coffee has a long development, in which a clear if understated acidity gives way to a sudden sweet lift in the cup; nutty, pungent (perhaps smoky) notes are balanced by vanilla sweetness. Unlike Guatemala's better-known Antigua coffees, which are grown in a high basin between two mountain ranges, San Marcos coffees are produced on the Pacific-facing mountains in northwestern Guatemala, near the border with Chiapas, Mexico. Almost year-ro

Who Should Drink It: An excellent choice for those who find Antiguas too acidy and Costa Ricas too bold. I wouldn't call this coffee elegant (too much pungency); maybe suave.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:5
BODY:6
FLAVOR:7
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:54/60


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