La Corona Blend by Intelligentsia Coffee Review |
  • Intelligentsia Coffee

    Chicago, Illinois
  • La Corona Blend

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: November 2004
Origin: El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua Price: $9.95/8oz

Blind Assessment: The aroma is low-toned but resonant with leather and fruit-toned chocolate. The acidity is rich and smoothly integrated, the mouthfeel round and supple. The chocolate declaration in the aroma is even more pronounced in the cup, but fruitier, more opulent.

Notes: A blend of prize-winning coffees from the 2004 Cup of Excellence competitions held in El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. Intelligentsia, under the leadership of coffee buyer Geoff Watts and president Doug Zell, has become a leading supporter and buyer of Cup of Excellence coffees. Visit or call 888-945-9786 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: A soft but rich coffee for those who value completeness over drama.


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