Colombia Nariño Medium Roast
|Roaster Location:||Oakland, California|
|Coffee Origin:||Nariño Department, southern Colombia|
|Est. Price:||$11.99/12 ounces|
|Review Date:||February 2016|
Blind Assessment: Delicately and richly sweet. Orange marmalade, tea rose, fresh-cut fir, cashew in aroma and cup. Round, bittersweet acidity; full, lightly velvety mouthfeel. Fir and plum predominate in the quietly sweet, slightly drying finish.
Notes: Purchased as whole bean in a 12-ounce foil bag with one-way degassing valve at a Safeway supermarket in northern California. This sample was roasted and packaged at Mr. Espresso’s Oakland, California facility. Mr. Espresso is a San Francisco Bay Area wholesale roaster and espresso parts distributer that slow-roasts its coffees using traditional wood-fired roasting machines. Visit www.mrespresso.com or call 510-287-5200 for more information.
Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy a pleasingly accessible, fruit-and-nut-toned Colombia.
This review originally appeared in the February, 2016 tasting report: Trolling the Supermarkets for Single-Origin Coffees