Kenya Grand Cru by Allegro Coffee Review |
  • Allegro Coffee

    Thornton, Colorado
  • Kenya Grand Cru

Roast: Medium Review Date: June 2003
Origin: South-central Kenya Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Intense but sweet, fruit-toned acidity; delicate but rich in presence and mouthfeel. Lemon and grapefruit notes in the aroma; lemon and floral tones in the cup. The finish is lightly astringent but rich.

Notes: Sold whole bean in sealed 12-ounce foil bag with one-way valve; $17.32/pound. Kenya is one of the world's great coffee origins. Allegro Coffee, a subsidiary of Whole Foods Market, offers the best lots of Kenya it buys at auction every year as its "Grand Cru" Kenya. Visit or call 800-227-1107 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy experiences that share intensity and delicacy.


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