|Roaster Location:||Anoka, Minnesota|
|Coffee Origin:||Calama growing region, Bolivia.|
|Review Date:||March 2006|
Blind Assessment: Heady, intense aroma: milk chocolate, leather, flowers, sweet lemon and tomato. In the cup a richly tart acidity dominates, rounded by sweetness but bold and uncompromising. Lemon and sweet tomato notes lean toward chocolate. As the cup cools the acidity softens toward a clean, sweet finish, bracing but astringency free.
Notes: A first-place prize winner in the 2005 Bolivia Cup of Excellence competition, where as a green (unroasted) coffee it attracted an impressive score of 93.5 from an international jury. Produced by farmer Juan de Dios Blanco from trees of the traditional typical variety of Arabica. Paradise Roasters prides itself on roasting and shipping coffee only after orders are placed, and has become a leading seller of elite competition-winning coffees. Its metaphoric mission is to bring some paradisiacal warmth from the coffee-growing south to the cool environs of Minnesota. Visit www.paradiseroasters.com or call 763-433-0626 for more information.
Who Should Drink It: Lovers of grandly acidy high-grown coffees.