12oz,336g Panama Famous Paso Ancho SHB Whole Beans Medium Roast
91 Points out of 100 by Coffee Review Magazine
Richly sweet in the aroma, combining complicated layers of flowers, crisp lemon and a slight peppery note. A rounder version of the aromatic complexity carries into the cup, with deepening notes of aromatic wood. Medium body, delicate mouthfeel and floral-toned acidity. Toasty sweetness persists into the finish along with a suggestion of astringency as the cup cools.
A prize winner in the 2010 Best of Panama competition, where as a green (unroasted) coffee it placed fourth out of hundreds of entries, attracting a score of 88.35 from an international jury. This coffee is Rainforest Alliance certified, meaning it was produced following sustainable ecological and socio-economic criteria developed by the Sustainable Agricultural Network, a coalition of independent, environment-focused non-governmental organizations. Carmen Estate is among the most distinguished of Panama‰۪s many fine coffee farms, with a string of successes in green coffee competitions.åÊ
Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy forward, floral-toned brightness and aromatic intrigue.