Coffee Review-Colombia Las Mercedes 2011 Cup of Excellence #2 Auction Lot by Kinking Coffee
  • Linking Coffee

    Taipei City, Taiwan
  • Colombia Las Mercedes 2011 Cup of Excellence #2 Auction Lot

Roast: Medium Review Date: March 2012
Origin: Huila growing region, Colombia. Price: $32.00/8 ounces

Blind Assessment: Complex, explosively fresh aroma: ripe strawberry, watermelon, sweet lemon, raspberry. In the cup the fruit simplifies and turns zesty and bittersweet, dry yet juicy. Lean-bodied; dry-finishing.

Notes: The Cup of Excellence is the most esteemed competition for green coffees from a given country of origin; this was the second-place prize winner from the Colombia 2011 competition chosen by a select group of national and international cuppers. Linking Coffee is a specialty coffee roaster and broker of green, unroasted coffees in Taipei City, Taiwan. Its focus is on high-quality green coffee imports and espresso blends by design. Visit or call +886-2-23826549 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Lovers of very dry, light-bodied beverages: gins, minerally white table wines.


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