Nicaragua El Rosario (Cup of Excellence) by The Roasterie Review |
  • The Roasterie

    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Nicaragua El Rosario (Cup of Excellence)

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: August 2004
Origin: Jinotega growing region, central Nicaragua Price: NA

Blind Assessment: High-toned fruit - pineapple or tamarind - in the aroma. In the cup medium bodied and mid-toned, with refined, sweetly smooth acidity and subtle, subdued notes of nut, orange and tamarind.

Notes: Cup of Excellence winners are green coffees that have been awarded ratings of over 80 by juries of international cuppers and auctioned to roasters on the Internet. This coffee was awarded a rating of 83 by the jury at the 2003 Nicaragua Cup of Excellence competition. The Roasterie is a leading, quality-oriented specialty roaster that emphasizes its commitment to "air roasting," a technology utilizing a column of hot air rather than the conventional turning drum to agitate the roasting beans. Visit or call 800-376-0245 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who value complex understatement.


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