Coava Coffee Roasters
Costa Rica Helsar
|Roaster Location:||Portland, Oregon|
|Coffee Origin:||West Valley growing region, Costa Rica.|
|Est. Price:||$9.50/250 g. (8.8 oz)|
|Review Date:||August 2010|
Blind Assessment: Very sweet but tartly balanced profile, dominated by a distinctive, deeply floral-saturated cocoa and fragrant sandalwood. Rich, sweet acidity, light but lively mouthfeel. The short finish is rich and complex; flavor fades very slightly in the long.
Notes: Named after the micro-mill Helsar de Zarcero located in the West Valley of Costa Rica, this lot is made up entirely of the Caturra variety of Arabica. Coava is a Portland based coffee roaster that aims to provide quality coffee and the knowledge needed to properly brew that coffee. Visit www.coavacoffee.com or call 503-894-8134 for more information.
Who Should Drink It: Superb and original profile. Loses just a little in the long finish, but by then who cares.