Coffee Review - Zambia Nunama Ndola from City Bean Coffee
  • City Bean Coffee

    Los Angeles, California
  • Zambia Nunama Ndola

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: May 2010
Origin: Central Zambia Price: $12.80/16 oz.

Blind Assessment: Sweet-toned, softly pungent aroma with considerable complexity: caramel, milk chocolate, nut, raisin, a hint of flowers. In the cup delicate, floral-toned acidity, lean but silky mouthfeel, and continued understated complexity: milk chocolate, raisin, dusk flowers. Good flavor continuity in a sweet finish.

Notes: This coffee was grown in the sandy soil of central Zambia on the outskirts of the mining town of Ndola. Founded in 1991, City Bean is a quality-focused roaster with wholesale operations and two retail locations. City Bean also operates a sister business, Solana Tea Company. Visit or call 888-248-9232 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: An unusual opportunity to sample the soft but gently floral and complex cup typical of the better coffees of Zambia.


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