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ChacolaTAY

Kenya Nyeri Tambaya AA

Location: Taichung City, Taiwan

Origin: Nyeri growing region, south-central Kenya.

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: TWD $450/100 grams

Review Date: April 2014

Agtron: 55/72

Aroma: 9

Acidity: 9

Body: 9

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 9

Blind Assessment:

Deep, sweetly and richly bright. Honeysuckle, mulberry, black sage, a crisp hint of roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Brisk, delicately lively acidity; silky/syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates but persists in a rich, resonant finish.

Notes:

This exceptional coffee was selected as the #26 coffee in the Coffee Review Top 30 Coffees of 2014.Produced by the Tambaya wet mill member of the Rumukia Farmer’s Co-op Society, from trees of the admired SL28 and SL34 varieties. ChacolaTAY is a Taiwanese small-batch roaster aiming to maximize cup character of elite green coffees through flexible, precise artisan roasting. Visit http://chacolatay.com or call 886-935-730422 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Deep, ringing version of the celebrated Kenya profile, distinguished in particular by intense dry berry and savory-sweet floral notes.

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