Coffee Reviews

Cartel Coffee Lab - Mexico Finca El Retiro

Coffee Origin: Mexico; El Triunfo Biosphere, Chiapas

Coffee Species:
Arabica

Coffee Varietal:
Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai, Typica

Coffee Elevation:
1,500 - 1,700 M

Coffee Farm:
Finca El Retiro

Coffee Roasting Date, Roaster
Cartel - 9/8/2014

Coffee Processing:
Washed

 

The beans have the fragrance of coca nibs, coconut husk, blood orange, hazelnut, burnt sugar, maple sugar, hint on cinnamon, and soil

The grounds have the fragrance of bergamot, Oro blanco grapefruit, leather, toasted almond, bakers chocolate, vanilla, maple syrup, jasmine, and banana

The aroma of this coffee is of bleached almonds, hazelnut, bakers chocolate, cinnamon, maple sugar, damp wood, and soil

This is a medium body coffee that is smooth and syrupy but has a distinct tea like to watery consistency

This is a low acidity coffee that is soft, juicy, with a lingering burnt sugar  feel

 

The flavors of this coffee are of hazelnut, bakers chocolate, tobacco, arugula, black tea, cherimoya, lemon curd, and cinnamon