Market Lane Coffee

Hernando Chantre Colombia

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Origin: Huila Department, southern Colombia

Roast: Light

Est. Price: AUD $16.00/250 grams

Review Date: June 2016

Agtron: 65/83

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Crisp, sweetly tart. Lemon zest, pistachio, nutmeg, black currant, wisteria in aroma and cup. Tart, zesty acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The gently drying finish centers around nutmeg and pistachio.


Produced from the Caturra and Colombia varieties of Arabica by Hernando Chantre at La Fortuna farm. This coffee tied for the fourth-highest rating in a test of coffees from Australian roasters conducted for Coffee Review‘s June 2016 tasting report. Market Lane Coffee is a boutique coffee roastery and retailer in Melbourne, Australia. Dedicated to high-quality coffee, Market Lane carefully sources beans from some of the best coffee growers in the world, looking for superior coffees that are distinctive and memorable, and can stand on their own without blending. For more information, visit www.marketlane.com.au

The Bottom Line: A brisk, lively coffee with a liftoff from citrus and black-currant notes.

This review originally appeared in the June, 2016 tasting report: Some Single-Origin Coffees from Australian Roasters

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