Coffee Review - Papua New Guinea by Fratello Coffee
  • Fratello Coffee Roasters

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Papua New Guinea Barolda Estate

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: May 2013
Origin: Highlands of Papua New Guinea Price: CAD $16.20/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Sweet-toned, crisply and delicately bright. Strawberry, orange, meadow flowers, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Gently brisk acidity; light but very silky mouthfeel. Strawberry and cacao nib in particular carry into a tartly sweet finish.

Notes: Despite spectacularly rugged terrain that presents daunting transportation and infrastructure challenges, the high mountain valleys of central Papua New Guinea offer some of the world's most favorable terroirs for production of fine coffee. Calgary-based Fratello is a second-generation boutique coffee roaster owned by three brothers who focus on responsible trade relationships with coffee growers. Visit or call 800-944-2545 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who prefer brisk, elegant delicacy in a morning cup.


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