Terroir Coffee

El Vergel Guatemala

Location: Acton, Massachusetts

Origin: Patzun growing region, Guatemala.

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $16.50/12 ounces

Review Date: March 2012

Agtron: 61/75

Aroma: 10

Acidity: 9

Body: 9

Flavor: 10

Aftertaste: 9

Blind Assessment:

Big, bright, lushly complex. Fragrant eucalyptus, dark chocolate, jammy black currant, white flowers in aroma and cup. Very sweet acidity, tart yet pure and smooth. Syrupy mouthfeel. Exquisitely clean, deep, juicy finish.


From trees of the heirloom Bourbon variety of Arabica grown at 6,000 feet east of Lake Atitlan in central Guatemala. Terroir is a microroaster focusing on elite single-origin coffees. It was a pioneer in the revival of medium roast styles designed to foreground the character of the green coffee. Terroir is the creation of George Howell, one of the world’s leading coffee visionaries. Visit www.terroircoffee.com or call 866-444-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Extraordinary coffee, superlative in all the classic ways.

Comments are closed.