First Starbucks Reserve coffee from India debuts
The Nullore Estate in India, owned by Tata Coffee Limited, is one of the largest arabica plantations in the Coorg coffee-growing region, and it's where Starbucks sourced its first single-origin Reserve coffee from India.
Starbucks Reserve® India Tata Nullore Estate is available for a limited time at select Starbucks® stores across the U.S. and the Starbucks Reserve® Roastery and Tasting Room in Seattle.
It took several months to cultivate Starbucks Reserve® India Tata Nullore Estate, which was isolated from the regular estate coffees, handpicked and sun-dried prior to roasting. As a small-batch coffee, only limited quantities are available.
“This coffee is the perfect complement to our existing line-up of Starbucks Reserve coffees,” said Andrew Linnemann, Starbucks vice president, Global Coffee Quality. “It’s a sublime coffee with sweetness, chocolaty notes and a creamy mouthfeel with the perfect balance of flavor and character.”
Starbucks Reserve® coffees are a line of premium, one-of-a-kind small-batch coffees sourced from coffee-growing regions in Latin America, Africa and Asia Pacific. These coffees are roasted at the Seattle Roastery. .
“Our Starbucks Reserve coffee program is all about firsts,” said Linnemann. “It’s about connecting people with coffees they’ve heard about but never had a chance to try or exposing them to a coffee they didn’t know exists. We’re excited to share Starbucks Reserve India Tata Nullore Estate with our customers.”
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