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Willoughby's Coffee & Tea

Colombia Micro-Lot Huila La Argentina

Location: Branford, Connecticut

Origin: Huila Department, Colombia.

Roast: Medium

Est. Price:

Review Date: February 2008

Agtron: 52/60

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Delicate but intense aroma, with milk chocolate, nut and coffee fruit notes that read as tart cherry. In the cup impressive balance and structure: lushly sweet but crisply acidy with a lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Continued tart cherry and chocolate notes carry into a simple but cleanly rich finish.

Notes:

This coffee is grown at very high altitudes by small producers in southwest Huila Department. Willoughby’s Coffee & Tea is a pioneer specialty coffee roaster recently reinvigorated and refocused on artisan roasting and a very extensive collection of elite single-origin coffees. Visit www.willoughbyscoffee.com or call 800-388-8400 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Great intensity, presence and classic simplicity (in Art 101 terms, more Doric than Ionic).


This review originally appeared in the February, 2008 tasting report: Juan Valdez's Progeny: Micro-Lot and Other Fine Colombias

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