Panama Esmeralda Especial by PT's Coffee Roasting Co. Review |
Roast: Light Review Date: September 2008
Origin: Boquete growing region, western Panama Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Sweet-toned, crisply balanced aroma: milk chocolate, cherryish fruit, a hint of freshly tanned leather. In the cup silky mouthfeel, bright acidity, distinct cocoa, orange and berry notes, dry yet lush. The flavor notes carry with depth, elegance and great persistence from short finish through long.

Notes: Coffee from trees of the botanical variety "Gesha" or "Geisha" grown on farmer Price Peterson's Hacienda La Esmeralda in Panama has for the last several years consistently broken records paid for a green coffee. With its bold, boat-shaped beans and distinctive floral and chocolate cup, the Esmeralda Panama Gesha continues one of the world's most unique coffees. Tactfully roasted at PT's Coffee, where the motto is "without the love, it's just coffee." Visit or call 888-678-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A bright, authoritative version of this complex, celebrated coffee.


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