Nicaragua Matagalpa Organic Fair-Trade by Kaffe Magnum Opus Review |
  • Kaffe Magnum Opus

    Millville, New Jersey
  • Nicaragua Matagalpa Organic Fair-Trade

Roast: Medium Review Date: August 2004
Origin: Matagalpa growing region, Nicaragua Price: $10.95/12oz

Blind Assessment: Lovely, lyric coffee. Distinct apricot and milk chocolate notes in the aroma. In the cup sweet, balanced, with a delicate acidity lifting on rich undercurrents of bittersweet chocolate and apricot-toned fruit. For such a lyric coffee the finish is surprisingly long and bracing.

Notes: Matagalpa is one of the classic growing regions of Nicaragua. Certified organically grown and Fair-Traded, meaning the farmer was paid a formula-defined "fair" price for his coffee. Kaffe Magnum Opus is a roaster, wholesaler and Internet retailer of quality specialty coffee. Visit or call 800-652-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Lovers of sensory elegance and social justice.


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