Fazenda Sao Domingos by Diedrich Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • Diedrich Coffee

    Irvine, California
  • Fazenda Sao Domingos

Roast: Medium Review Date: May 2002
Origin: Sul de Minas growing region, Minas Gerais State, Brazil Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Bright and crisp but delicately sweet. An unusual but quite appealing combination of chocolate and grapefruit tones makes its invigorating, seductive presence felt from nose to finish.

Notes: As a green coffee, a 2001 Brazil Cup of Excellence competition winner. This coffee, from the classic Brazilian growing region of south Minas Gerais, is a pulped natural or semi-dry- processed coffee, meaning the skin was removed from the fruit but the fruit pulp was allowed to remain clinging to the beans during drying. The pulped natural method generally produces a low- key but gently bright, often fruity cup. Diedrich Coffee is a publicly traded, quality-oriented specialty chain headquartered in California that benefits from the coffee leadership of Martin Diedrich, a third-generation member of a family of coffee growers and roasters. Visit www.diedrich.com or call 800-354-JAVA for more info.

Who Should Drink It: Rich dessert eaters. This subtle, tart-but-sweet, refreshing coffee should nicely balance full-bore pastries and desserts.


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