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We found 19 results that match your search for cafe virtuoso. Coffees are listed in reverse chronological order by review date. Older reviews may no longer accurately reflect current versions of the same coffee.

Review Date: May 2019

Price: $40.00/8 ounces

Cleanly fruit-toned, richly sweet-tart. Raspberry, freesia, oak, pistachio, cacao nib in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with gentle, rounded acidity; full, velvety mouthfeel. Raspberry and freesia notes animate the elegant, crisply sweet finish.

Review Date: Apr 2019

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Richly fruit-toned, musky sweet. Raspberry jam, fine musk, apple brandy, hop flowers, almond in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweet-tart-savory in structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; buoyant, syrupy mouthfeel. Crisp, resonant finish with raspberry, brandy and hops carrying into the long.

Review Date: Sep 2016

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Delicate; quietly intricate. Lemon verbena, almond blossom, fresh-cut cedar, raisin, anise in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet acidity; lightly satiny mouthfeel. The crisp, gently drying finish opens with citrus in the short, with anise and cedar in the long.

Review Date: Sep 2016

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Quietly sweet, nut-toned. Dried apricot, almond, fresh-cut fir, cocoa powder, a hint of white pepper in aroma and cup. Brisk, balanced acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The crisp, gently drying finish centers on aromatic wood notes complicated by suggestions of cocoa and white pepper.

Review Date: Mar 2016

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Sweetly pungent, chocolate toned. Blood orange, sandalwood, jasmine, dark chocolate, almond paste in aroma and small cup. Silky mouthfeel; nut and fruit notes persist in the finish. Fills out three parts milk with a complex range of chocolate, fruit and nut suggestions.

Review Date: Mar 2016

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Delicate, sweetly spicy. Lime zest, frankincense, dried mango, roasted cacao nib, jasmine in aroma and cup. Juicy, sweetly tart acidity; smooth, silky mouthfeel. Lime zest and roasted cacao nib carry into the clean, resonant finish.

Review Date: Oct 2015

Price: $15.00/12 ounces

Coffee Review's No. 15 coffee of 2015

Evaluated as espresso. Sweet-toned, round, deep. Dark chocolate, roasted almond, ripe fig, lily, oak. Full, syrupy mouthfeel. Chocolate and fig in particular carry into a resonant, balanced finish. Fills out three parts milk with authority: more rounded fig, chocolate and lily.

Review Date: Oct 2015

Price: $16.00/12 ounces

Pungently sweet and floral-toned. Baker’s chocolate, plum, honeysuckle, almond, a hint of licorice root in aroma and cup. Crisp, delicately floral-leaning acidity; light, silky mouthfeel. Rather short but layered, gently flavor-saturated finish.

Review Date: Oct 2015

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Big, fruit- and floral-toned. Dark chocolate, black cherry, hazelnut, musky lily, a hint of rye whisky in aroma and cup. Round, resonant acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. Lily and chocolate carry into a deep finish.

Review Date: Dec 2014

Price: $17.00/12 ounces

Juicy but brisk, intricate. Honey, orange, mango, lilac-like flowers, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Rich acidity; smoothly satiny, lively mouthfeel. Flowers and cacao nib in particular saturate a deep, crisply bittersweet finish.

Review Date: Aug 2014

Price: $35.00/8 ounces

Sweetly and roundly pungent; deep. Dark chocolate, juicy, grape-like fruit, quietly lush flowers, fresh-cut fir in aroma and cup. Round, balanced acidity; lightly syrupy, lively mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a crisp, gently dry, cocoa-toned finish.

Review Date: Feb 2014

Price: $15.00/12 ounces

Pungent, deep, low-toned. Dark chocolate, grape, fresh-cut oak, a hint of flowers in aroma and cup. Round, backgrounded acidity; full, hefty mouthfeel. Sweet, crisply chocolaty finish.

Review Date: Oct 2013

Price: $16.00/12 ounces

Intensely brandy- and chocolate-toned. Dark chocolate, blueberry, pineapple, brandy in aroma and cup. Roundly bright, juicy acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. The chocolate and brandy notes in particular persist in a surprisingly clean, sweet finish.

Review Date: Sep 2013

Price: $15.00/12 ounces

Deeply pungent. Apricot, cedar, nut, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Round, richly bittersweet acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Apricot and chocolate in particular carry into a long, resonant finish.

Review Date: Aug 2013

Price: $35.00/8 ounces

Delicate but intense. Roundly and sweetly pungent in aroma and cup: dark chocolate, hazelnut, fresh-cut fir, apricot-like fruit. Gentle but lyrically lively acidity; silky mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a lightly drying finish.

Review Date: Jul 2013

Price: $14.00/12 ounces

Deep, savory/sweet. Dark chocolate, fresh-cut cedar, plum, hints of rose and perhaps thyme in aroma and small cup. Full, lightly syrupy mouthfeel; clean, rich and, chocolate-toned in the finish. In three parts milk a complexly expressed, plummy dark chocolate dominates.

Review Date: Feb 2013

Price: $17.00/12 ounces

Sweetly crisp, unusual and striking flavor and aroma. Pecan, chocolate, black-cherry-like fruit in aroma and cup, moist pipe tobacco in aroma. Quiet but lively acidity; silky mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates and sweetness persists in a balanced finish.

Review Date: Dec 2012

Price: $15.00/12 ounces

Crisp yet lush. Honey, roasted cocoa nib, ripe blueberry, a hint of savory herb in aroma and cup. Balanced, richly bright acidity; lightly syrupy, lively mouthfeel. Flavor quiets and consolidates in a roundly sweet finish.

Review Date: Nov 2012

Price: $15.00/12 ounces

Exhilaratingly bittersweet and complex. Floral notes ranging from sweet and vanilla to crisp lavender, roasted cocoa nib, orange zest in aroma and cup. Crisp, floral-toned acidity; light but lively, silky mouthfeel. Floral notes in particular carry into a drying but sweet-toned finish.