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Paradise Roasters

Organic Costa Rica Helsar Finca Santa Lucia

Location: Ramsey, Minnesota

Origin: Central Valley, Costa Rica.

Roast: Medium

Est. Price: $16.95/12 ounces

Review Date: October 2012

Agtron: 52/64

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Delicately complex, crisp. Milk chocolate, raspberry-like fruit, a hint of night-blooming flowers in aroma and cup. Brisk, softly tart acidity; silky mouthfeel. Sweet, juicy, resonant finish.

Notes:

Certified organically grown. Finca Santa Lucia is a fifteen-acre coffee farm located in the Valle Central (Central Valley) region of Costa Rica. Paradise Roasters prides itself on roasting and shipping coffee only after orders are placed. Its metaphoric mission is to bring some paradisiacal warmth from the coffee-growing south to the cool environs of Minnesota and beyond. Visit www.paradiseroasters.com or call 763-433-0626 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Delicate, lively, silky cup should please palates tuned to subtlety.

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