Kenya AA Top Gatomboya
|Roaster Location:||Martinez, California|
|Coffee Origin:||Nyeri growing region, south-central Kenya|
|Est. Price:||$12.00/8 ounces|
|Review Date:||October 2020|
Deep-toned, richly aromatic, complex. Black currant, honeysuckle, tamarind, dark chocolate, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with juicy, sparkling acidity; plush, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The flavor-saturated finish consolidates to notes of blackcurrant and dark chocolate with hints of sandalwood.
This coffee tied for the second-highest rating in a cupping of coffees from Kenya for Coffee Review’s October 2020 report. Produced from trees of the celebrated SL28 and SL34 varieties of Arabica associated with Kenya’s finest coffees. Wet-processed using meticulous traditional methods at the Gatomboya washing station operated by the Barichu Cooperative Society. Founded in 2015, States Coffee is a community-focused coffee and bread company in the Bay Area of California, featuring coffee roasted in-house and artisan-baked goods. Beans available in-store only. Visit www.statescoffee.com for more information.
Alive with intrigue in aroma and flavor: dark berry and deep chocolate notes with undertones of perfumy aromatic wood.
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This review originally appeared in the October, 2020 tasting report: The Joy of Kenya, Classic Coffee-Producing Origin