|Roaster Location:||Driftless, Wisconsin|
|Coffee Origin:||Valle del Cauca growing region, Colombia.|
|Est. Price:||$15.75/12 ounces|
|Review Date:||April 2014|
Blind Assessment: Roundly and richly tart; lively. Orangy citrus, honeysuckle, honey, vanilla, a spicy hint of sandalwood in aroma and cup. Delicately juicy, bright acidity; very silky mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a resonant, sweet-toned finish.
Notes: This coffee is certified organically grown. Although the words "Fair Trade" appear as well on the label of the attractive 12-ounce valve-topped can, the trade-marked seal of Fair Trade USA does not. Fondo Paez is a cooperative of 550 farmers from the indigenous Paez people of central Colombia. Wonderstate Coffee, formerly Kickapoo Coffee, is an award-winning roaster based in rural Wisconsin known for their commitment to guaranteeing higher pay for farmers and being the country’s first 100% solar powered roastery. Visit wonderstatecoffee.com or call (608) 637-2022 for more information.
Who Should Drink It : Classic Colombia breakfast cup with bonus nuance and depth and a fine social and environmental story.
This review originally appeared in the April, 2014 tasting report: Colombia on the Rebound