Nicaragua Plantio el Aserradero
|Roaster Location:||Everett, Washington|
|Coffee Origin:||Mozonte district, Nuevo Segovia Department, Nicaragua.|
|Est. Price:||$18.00/16 ounces|
|Review Date:||September 2012|
Blind Assessment: Quiet but engaging. Molasses, ripe orange, almond, aromas of moist, old forest wood. Gently rich, round acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Simple but resonantly sweet finish.
Notes: This coffee was processed using the pulped natural variation on the honey method, meaning that the outer skin is removed as it is in the wet process, but the sticky fruit residue is allowed to dry in its entirety on the bean and later removed by machine along with the parchment skin. Located in Everett, Washington, north of Seattle, Velton's Coffee is a quality-focused small-batch wholesale roaster. Visit www.veltonscoffee.com or call 206-250-6130 for more information.
Who Should Drink It: Aficionados interested in a coffee with a subtly unusual profile, a little Sumatra-like, a little natural-Brazil-like, but ultimately unique in its damply woodsy and nut-toned character.
This review originally appeared in the September, 2012 tasting report: Honey and Pulped Natural Coffees