Daterra Farm Espresso: North Italian Style by Terroir Coffee Review |
  • Terroir Coffee

    Acton, Massachusetts
  • Daterra Farm Espresso: North Italian Style

Roast: Medium Review Date: August 2004
Origin: Cerrado region, Minas Gerais State, Brazil Price: $11.45/12oz

Blind Assessment: In the small cup deeply sweet, with a heavy, buttery mouthfeel and carnal fruit tones: papaya, mango, bittersweet chocolate. Exceptional in milk: very sweet with chocolate-toned fruit of almost lyric lift and complexity balanced by a dry, authoritative finish.

Notes: Brazil is the world's leading producer of naturally sweet, low-acid coffees used as the basis of the world's premium espresso blends. Daterra is one of the most innovative of the large, quality-oriented Brazilian farms. Terroir is a recently established microroaster selling only elite single-origin coffees, no blends. It stores its green coffees frozen in nitrogen-flushed containers and specializes in medium roast styles designed to foreground the character of the green coffee. Terroir is the creation of George Howell, one of the world's leading coffee visionaries and authorities. Visit or call 866-444-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Robust voluptuaries.


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