|Roaster Location:||Changhua County, Taiwan|
|Coffee Origin:||Tolima Department, Colombia|
|Est. Price:||$15.00/8 ounces|
|Review Date:||December 2018|
|Acidity /Structure :||9|
Blind Assessment: Floral-toned, richly sweet. Narcissus, roasted cacao nib, toffee, apricot, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet-tart structure with juicy, bright acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Resonant finish centers around cocoa-toned narcissus and apricot.
Notes: Produced at La Gallera Estate entirely from trees of the Sidra variety of Arabica, a hybrid of the old and respected varieties Red Bourbon and Typica. This is a wet-processed or “washed” coffee, meaning the fruit skin and pulp were removed from the beans immediately after harvesting and before drying. Kaffetre is a micro-roaster and cafe in central Taiwan, operated by Rex Chen, an authorized SCA trainer and Licensed Q-grader. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/kaffetre.tw/about/?ref=page_internal or call +886916997779.
The Bottom Line : An engaging coffee from the unusual Sidra variety—rich, floral, balanced and bright.