Coffee Review - Costa Rica Santa Lucia Organic by Bird Rock Coffee
  • Bird Rock Coffee Roasters

    La Jolla, California
  • Costa Rica Finca Santa Lucia Organic

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: October 2011
Origin: Central Valley, Costa Rica. Price: $16.75/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Quiet, deep aroma and flavor with suggestions of nut-toned chocolate, peach and sweet melon. Additional complications of black tea and cedar in the cup. Rich lemony acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Fruit notes in particular carry into a complex, tartly sweet finish.

Notes: Certified organically grown. Finca Santa Lucia is a fifteen-acre coffee farm located in the Meseta Central (Central Valley) region of Costa Rica. Based in the San Diego area, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters is a retailer and wholesaler that focuses on organic and socially responsible coffees. Visit for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Classic in its bright acidity; unusual in its rather deep, peach-and-melon fruit.


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