Allegro Coffee

Organic Peru Cecovasa

Location: Thornton, Colorado

Origin: Southern Peru

Roast: Medium

Est. Price: $11.99/12 ounces

Review Date: June 2014

Agtron: 55/62

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 7

Body: 7

Flavor: 8

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Deep, quiet, gently chocolaty. Hazelnut, dark chocolate, fresh-cut oak, a hint of orangy citrus in aroma and cup. Simple, functional acidity; very lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Chocolate in particular carries into a dry but sweet-toned finish.


Produced by farmer members of CECOVASA, an association of cooperatives comprising more than 5,000 individual small-holding indigenous producers in a mountain valley in southern Peru. Certified organically grown. Allegro Coffee, a subsidiary of Whole Foods Market, offers one of the country’s largest selections of single-origin coffees. Visit www.allegrocoffee.com or call 800-227-1107 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy low acidity and chocolate and nut notes in a certified organically-grown coffee.

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