Colombia Las Mercedes 2011 Cup of Excellence #2 Auction Lot
|Roaster Location:||Taipei City, Taiwan|
|Coffee Origin:||Huila growing region, Colombia.|
|Est. Price:||$32.00/8 ounces|
|Review Date:||March 2012|
Blind Assessment: Complex, explosively fresh aroma: ripe strawberry, watermelon, sweet lemon, raspberry. In the cup the fruit simplifies and turns zesty and bittersweet, dry yet juicy. Lean-bodied; dry-finishing.
Notes: The Cup of Excellence is the most esteemed competition for green coffees from a given country of origin; this was the second-place prize winner from the Colombia 2011 competition chosen by a select group of national and international cuppers. Linking Coffee is a specialty coffee roaster and broker of green, unroasted coffees in Taipei City, Taiwan. Its focus is on high-quality green coffee imports and espresso blends by design. Visit
Who Should Drink It: Lovers of very dry, light-bodied beverages: gins, minerally white table wines.
This review originally appeared in the March, 2012 tasting report: Coffees of Colombia 2012