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Tastes: Coffee: Coming Together Over Coffee

Mark Pendergrast
Issue: November 15, 2008

I've been drinking Toledo-Labateca, an exceptional arabica coffee grown on old typica stock high in the Colombian Andes near the Venezuelan border. While many Colombian beans feature high, citrusy acidity with a rather thin body, these cups are more robust, offering a delicate floral aroma and mild acidity, forming a harmony in the mouth that mirrors the real-life story behind their origin.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 20, 2008.

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