Organic El Salvador
|Roaster Location:||Thornton, Colorado|
|Review Date:||December 2001|
Blind Assessment: In the nose sweet, round, full, nutty, with hints of something that could be called spice. In the cup pleasantly light-bodied, high-toned, with an elegant balance of acidity and gentle sweetness. Long, bright but smooth finish.
Notes: From the Santa Adelaida cooperative, certified organically grown, largely from trees of the traditional bourbon variety of Arabica. Allegro, whose coffees appear prominently in the Whole Foods market chain, offers one of the world's finest lines of single-origin, documented estate coffees.
Who Should Drink It: Lovers of light-bodied, elegant red wines. An impressive expression of the gentle side of Central America coffees.
This review originally appeared in the December, 2001 tasting report: Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras