|Fort Bragg, California
|Pluma Hidalgo village, Oaxaca State, Mexico.
A coffee that meets us with a smile, giving everything out front: gently brisk acidity, a touch of wine-toned fruit, floral sweetness. Thereafter it stands pat, light-bodied and balanced, perhaps a bit shallow in dimension.
Everything is out front here: gently brisk acidity, a touch of wine-toned fruit, floral sweetness. Certified organically grown. From an association of cooperatives. Grown in dense, forest-like shade. The cooperative members are mainly descendents of the great Zapotec culture.
Who Should Drink It
A fine breakfast coffee, carrying with it hopes for a new millennium in which the peasant coffee farmers of the world begin to share some of the wealth that we lavish on much lesser pleasures in life than a coffee like this one, a coffee as everyday yet as amazing as a loving morning kiss.
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This review originally appeared in the December, 1999 tasting report: Coffees of the Millennium