Colombian Coffee Federation
Pie de Monte Espresso – Green
|Review Date:||August 1999|
Blind Assessment: The subtle balance of sweetness, acidity and softly ingratiating fruit notes are promising for espresso. The thin, underdeveloped body and herbal and grassy notes are not. Grassiness is a typical sign of a coffee rushed from processing to cupping table. Perhaps, with longer repose, this coffee will round out and lose its green edge.
Notes: A subtle balance of sweetness, acidity and softly ingratiating fruit notes are offset by a thin, underdeveloped body. One of the new Colombian Coffee Federation specialty coffees, recommended for presentation as espresso. Grown in full shade from trees of the traditional typica variety at elevations ranging from 3,300 to 4,000 feet, a relatively modest height for a Colom
This review originally appeared in the August, 1999 tasting report: Colombia Coffees