Coffee Review - Costa Rica Helsar Organic by Klatch Coffee
  • Klatch Coffee

    San Dimas, California
  • Costa Rica Helsar ed Zercero Organic

Roast: Medium Review Date: October 2010
Origin: Alajuela growing region, Costa Rica. Price: $14.95/12 oz.

Blind Assessment: Flowers, white wine and tangerine-like citrus soften toward a cocoaish dark chocolate in aroma and cup. Delicately bright, wine-like acidity, silky mouthfeel. Gently tart, chocolate-toned finish.

Notes: Produced from trees of the Caturra and Catuai varieties on award-winning Finca Santa Lucia by farmer Ricardo Perez Barrantes. Most likely a touch of fruit pulp was allowed to dry on the beans, accounting for a delicately clean fruit and wine-like cup character. Formerly Coffee Klatch, Klatch Coffee is an award-winning small-batch roasting company based in the Los Angeles area whose resident barista and trainer, Heather Perry, is a former United States Barista Champion. Visit or call 877-455-2824 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Lovers of balanced, delicately complex white table wines.


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