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Sumatra Lintong Coffee


 
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$21.95


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A Micro-lot coffee you must try! Sumatra Lintong is quite unique and special. Lintong is a village found on the northern side of Sumatra. This coffee is grown at 5,500 feet above sea level. A fully washed Sumatra, this coffee had a wonderful floral aroma with hints of sweet peas and sweet potato. This Sumatra Lintong is a bright, clean, heavy-bodied coffee. A real treat – drink slow and savor every sip!

Kenneth Davids, CoffeeReview.com, April 2012.
Aroma: 8 | Acidity: 8 | Body: 9 | Flavor: 9 | Aftertaste: 9
Roast (Agtron): (46/56)

OVERALL RATING: 93

Notes: Coffees from the northern part of the Indonesian island of Sumatra are admired for their complex fruit and aromatic wood notes that result in part from a variation in wet-processing called wet hulling. This is a particularly refined example of the style. Café Excellence is a roaster/retailer located in Audubon, Pennsylvania owned by the Valerio family, whose history in coffee stretches back to 1958.

Blind assessment: Elegant, lively notes of moist freshly-fallen leaves, pungent grapefruit and cedar dominate in aroma and cup. Balanced, smoothly bright acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. Rich, sweet, flavor-saturated finish.

Who should drink it: Smoothly bright, pungently refreshing example of the finest traditional style of Sumatra coffee.


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