Summary Guide to Nespresso Coffee Capsules / Pods

Views 15 Likes Comments Comment
Like if this guide is helpful

Nespresso has 16 'Grand Cru' coffee blends broken down into 4 categories. This guide will give you an overview of each flavour. See my other review for a more in-depth review:
ESPRESSOS: 6 blends
LUNGOS: 3 blends
DECAFEINATO: 3 blends
PURE ORIGIN: 3 blends

----------------
ESPRESSOS - Generally a 'shorter' coffee. Very popular:

RISTRETTO
POWERFUL AND CONTRASTING: A blend of South American and East African Arabicas, with a touch of Robusta, roasted separately to create the subtle fruity note of this full-bodied, intense espresso.
INTENSITY: 10
SIZE OF CUP:  25ml / 40ml
AROMATIC PROFILE: Intensely roasted

ARPEGGIO
INTENSE AND CREAMY: A dark roast of pure South and Central American Arabicas, Arpeggio has a strong character and intense body, enhanced by cocoa notes.
INTENSITY: 9
SIZE OF CUP: 25ml / 40ml
AROMATIC PROFILE: Cocoa

ROMA
FULL AND BALANCED: The balance of lightly roasted South and Central American Arabicas with Robusta, gives Roma sweet and woody notes and a full, lasting taste on the palate.
INTENSITY:  8
SIZE OF CUP: 25ml / 40 ml
AROMATIC PROFILE: Woody

LIVANTO
ROUND AND BALANCED: A pure Arabica from South and Central America, Livanto is a well-balanced espresso characterised by roasted caramalised notes.
INTENSITY: 6
SIZE OF CUP: 40 ml
AROMATIC PROFILE: Cereal

VOLLUTO
SWEET AND FRUITY: A pure and lightly roasted Arabica from South America, Volluto reveals sweet and biscuity flavours, reinforced by a little acidity and a fruity note.
INTENSITY: 4
SIZE OF CUP: 40ml
AROMATIC PROFILE: Cereal

CAPRICCIO
RICH AND DISTINCTIVE: Blending South American Arabicas with a touch of Robusta, Capriccio is an espresso with a rich aroma and a strong typical cereal note.
INTENSITY: 5
SIZE OF CUP: 40ml
AROMATIC PROFILE: Cereal

COSI
LIGHT AND LEMONY: Pure, lightly roasted East African, Central and South American Arabicas make Cosi a light-bodied espresso with refreshing citrus notes.
INTENSITY: 3
SIZE OF CUP: 40ml
AROMATIC PROFILE: Citrus

--------------------------
LUNGOS - for that longer coffee

FORTISSIO LUNGO
RICH AND INTENSE:  Made from Central and South American Arabicas with just a hint of Robusta, Fortissio Lungo is an intense full-bodied blend with bitterness, which develops notes of dark roasted beans.
INTENSITY: 7
SIZE OF CUP: 110ml
AROMATIC PROFILE: Intensely roasted

VIVALTO LUNGO
COMPLEX AND BALANCED: Vivalto Lungo is a balanced coffee made from a complex blend of separately roasted South American and East African Arabicas, combining roasted and subtle floral notes.
INTENSITY: 4
SIZE OF CUP: 110ml
AROMATIC PROFILE: Flowery

FINEZZO LUNGO
FLORAL AND REFRESHING: A delicate marriage of East African and South and Central American Arabicas that have been lightly roasted, Finezzo Lungo is a very aromatic coffee with mild fragrant notes of jasmine.
INTENSITY: 3
SIZE OF CUP: 110ml
AROMATIC PROFILE:Flowery

---------------------------
DECAFFEINATO - for those who love a decaf coffee

DECAFFEINATO INTENSO
DENSE AND POWERFUL: Dark roasted South American Arabicas with a touch of Robusta bring out the subtle cocoa and roasted cereal notes of this full-bodied decaffeinated espresso.
INTENSITY: 7
SIZE OF CUP: 40ml 
AROMATIC PROFILE:Cocoa

DECAFFEINATO
FRUITY AND DELICATE: A blend of South American Arabicas reinforced with just a touch of Robusta is lightly roasted to reveal an aroma of red fruit.
INTENSITY: 2
SIZE OF CUP: 40ml
AROMATIC PROFILE: Winey

DECAFFEINATO LUNGO
LIGHT AND FULL-FLAVOURED: The slow roasting of this blend of South American Arabicas with a touch of Robusta gives Decaffeinato Lungo a smooth, creamy body and roasted cereal flavour.
INTENSITY: 3
SIZE OF CUP: 110ml
AROMATIC PROFILE: Cereal

------------------------
PURE ORIGIN - Sourced from a single plantation in each of their respective countries as opposed to the other grand cru’s which are either combinations or come from a wide range of coffee plantations

DULSAO DO BRAZIL
SWEET AND SMOOTH: A pure Brazilian Arabica, Dulsão do Brasil is a blend of red and yellow Bourbon coffees. Separate roasting of the beans ensures roundness and balance while revealing sweet notes of honey and malt.
INTENSITY: 4
SIZE OF CUP: 40ml
AROMATIC PROFILE: Honey

ROSABAYA DE COLUMBIA
FRUITY AND BALANCED: This blend of fine, individually roasted Colombian Arabicas, develops a subtle acidity with typical red fruit and winey notes.
INTENSITY: 6
SIZE OF CUP: 40ml
AROMATIC PROFILE: Winey

INDRIYA FROM INDIA
POWERFUL AND SPICY: Indriya from India is the noble marriage of Arabicas with a hint of Robusta from southern India. It is a full-bodied espresso, which has a distinct personality with notes of spices.
INTENSITY: 10
SIZE OF CUP: 25ml / 40 ml
AROMATIC PROFILE: Spicy
WAS THIS HELPFUL? IF SO, PLEASE RATE IT!! THANKS
SEE MY OTHER GUIDES OF NESPRESSO AND OTHER COFFEE PRODUCTS

Have something to share, create your own guide... Write a guide
Explore more guides