Reviews for Kakalove Cafe
Delicately and richly sweet. Cherry blossom, dried cranberry, nougat, allspice, elm in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet acidity; silky mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates to a spice-framed nougat in the clean, richly drying finish.
Deeply rich, subtly intricate. Lavender, roasted cacao nib, sandalwood, tangerine zest in aroma and cup. Vibrant, juicy-tart acidity; lightly satiny mouthfeel. The very long lavender-toned finish is complicated by continued suggestions of tangerine and sandalwood.
Price: NT $600/16 ounces
Lush and fruit-forward. Jasmine, blood orange, frankincense and almond butter in aroma and cup. Rich, vibrant acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The juicy finish is redolent of jasmine and almond.
Immense, intricate, sweet. Lychee, caramelized pear, lush rose, rye whiskey and hazelnut in aroma and cup. Rich, juicy acidity; buoyant, silky mouthfeel. Lychee, cacao nib and a hint of fine musk carry the long, crisp, nuanced finish.
Price: $19.25/16 ounces
Musky, rich, fruity. Red currant, lily, cocoa nib, oak in aroma and cup. Rich, crisp acidity; lively silky-smooth mouthfeel. Nuts and cocoa nib carry into the deeply resonant finish.
Delicate; lightly pungent. Fir, lemon blossom, maple syrup, gingko fruit in aroma and cup. Vibrant, juicy acidity; velvety, buoyant mouthfeel. Crisp, long finish with notes of gingko throughout.
Crisp, delicate, pure. Honey, baker’s chocolate, kumquat, almond, violet-like flowers in aroma and cup. Sweetly brisk acidity; light, satiny mouthfeel. Flavor saturates a surprisingly rich, resonant finish.
Delicately but deeply complex, seductive. Jasmine, sandalwood, pineapple, papaya, crisp roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Gently lush, juicy acidity; very smooth, silky mouthfeel. Jasmine, sandalwood and a hint of bergamot last far into a sweet, resonant finish.
Price: $18.00/16 ounces
Intense, complex, sweetly pungent. Honeysuckle, tangerine, apricot and plum, spicy aromatic wood. Richly and roundly bright acidity; silky mouthfeel. Bright, mildly drying, flavor-saturated finish.
Price: $20.00/16 ounces
Soft but intense; original. Lavender, kumquat, musk, roasted cacao nib, ripe banana in aroma and cup. Rich, round acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Very sweet finish, slightly drying in the long.
Perfectly structured; pungent, juicy, deeply complex. Honey, lemon, blackberry, black cherry, intense narcissus-like flowers in aroma and cup. Rich, balanced acidity; plush, lively mouthfeel. Honey, lemon, berry, a hint of nut-toned cacao nib carry into a long, thoroughly flavor-saturated finish.
Delicately and sweetly pungent. Ripe orange, narcissus-like flowers, roasted cacao nib, roasted pecan in aroma and cup. Gentle but vibrant acidity; lightly syrupy, lively mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a rather short finish.
Intense yet delicate. Chocolate, tangerine, papaya, honeysuckle, a hint of bourbon-style whisky in aroma and cup. Sweetly brisk, buoyant acidity; silky, lively mouthfeel. Floral notes in particular carry into a gently rich finish.
Crisply exotic. Complex flowers running from honeysuckle to lavender, roasted cacao nib, orange, moist pipe tobacco in aroma and cup. Richly tart, floral-toned acidity; light but very silky mouthfeel. Deep, flavor-saturated finish.
Sweet-toned, pungent, heavy. Prominent notes of fresh-cut oak, carob and sweet cherry with subtle malt and vanilla suggestions in aroma, and more pungently, in the cup. Brisk but backgrounded acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a rich but drying finish.
Sweet-toned and buoyant; delicately pungent. Moist pipe tobacco, guava-like fruit, honey, rose-like flowers in aroma and cup. Gentle, complexly expressed acidity; silky, very lively mouthfeel. The floral notes in particular carry into a sweet, flavor-saturated finish.
Engaging, complex, sweetly tart. Honey, roasted cacao nib, tart kumquat, lavender-like flowers in aroma and cup. Softly rich acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Citrus and cacao in particular carry into a bittersweet, flavor-saturated finish.
Intensely pungent: black currant, orange, dark chocolate with a slight mushroom-like savory edge in the cup. Round, rich acidity. Full, syrupy mouthfeel. The savory pungency carries into a lasting, though simple, finish.