Coffee Review - Costa Rica Tarrazu by Caffe Luxxe
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  • Caffe Luxxe

    Santa Monica, California
  • Costa Rica Tarrazu

Roast: Medium Review Date: May 2013
Origin: Tarrazu growing region, central Costa Rica. Price: $15.00/12 ounces
 

Blind Assessment: Balanced structure; fresh, complex aromatics. Brisk, lavender-like flowers, hazelnut, sweet spice, a hint of dark chocolate in aroma and cup. Round, gently rich acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Sweet, flavor-saturated short finish; dries and fades very slightly in the long.

Notes: Tarrazu is one of the most respected of traditional Costa Rica growing regions. Caffe Luxxe is an Italian-inflected artisan roaster and retailer that emphasizes both its coffee knowledge and precision and its straightforward lack of pretension. Visit www.caffeluxxe.com or call 310-394-2222 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Classic Costa Rica balance with original, intriguing aromatics.

AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:50/65


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