Coffee Review - Tanzania Ruvuma by Lexington Coffee
Roast: Medium Review Date: April 2013
Origin: Ruvuma growing region, southwestern Tanzania. Price: $12.25/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Sweetly and pungently bright; complex. Honey, flowers, black currant, roasted cacao nib, a pungent hint of pine in aroma and cup. Sweet, softly lively acidity; plush, velvety mouthfeel. Clean, rich, slightly drying finish.

Notes: Produced by small-holding growers in the Ruvuma growing region, near Lake Nyasa in southwestern Tanzania, from trees of the heirloom Bourbon and the Arusha varieties. Founded in 1990, Lexington Coffee is an award-winning artisan roasting company based in Virginia. Lexington’s focus on fresh, flavorful and sustainable coffee is reflected in its motto, “Fresh, Flavorful & Fair.” Visit or call 800-322-6505 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A balanced, comfortable coffee with a plush mouthfeel and flavor notes ranging from pungently crisp to lushly sweet.


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