A taste of Italian coffee culture from North to South Italy. Your package includes the following:
- Three (3) 12oz bags of each of artisanal coffee representing the 3 historic styles of coffee roasting: North Italy (Torino Blend) , Central Italy (L'Aquila), South Italy (Napoli Blend)
-A History of Italian coffee
-A Map of Italian coffee styles
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Here are the details on the award winning coffee blends and details on our story & philosophy:
Italian coffee is one of the most iconic symbols of "Made in Italy" worldwide. Gran Caffe L'Aquila's coffee has the highest rating for Italian Coffee Roastng from Gambero Rosso & was chosen by the Italian government to represent Italian coffee culture for the heads of state of the G8.
Gran Caffe L'Aquila's coffee blends are based on the traditional Italian philosophy of blending the best certified organic coffee beans from around the world. Our Certified Fair Trade & Organic blends, representing the Northern, Central, & Southern coffee styles, are based on proprietary recipes blended in Italy. The master balancing of coffee beans from South America, Africa & India are the foundation for a trully authentic Italian coffee style producing deep flavor, balance, structure & a beautiful crema.
The Artisanal Blends:
Torino (North) - From the city of the king of Italy comes this elegant Northern Italian medium roast blend featuring floral notes, vanilla, almond & peach. With a higher percetage of Arabica & lighter roast this blend delivers more fruit & floral notes and less chocolate and caffeine.
90% Arabica, 10% Super Premium Robusta
Caffeine: Medium Low
L'Aquila (Central) Our signature medium dark roast blend representing the historic coffee style of central Italy and high end artisanal coffee style associated with Italian caffe'. Features delicate notes of dried plum, pan dolce & a dark chocolate finish.
75% Arabica, 25% Specially selected Super Premium Robusta
Caffeine: Medium High
Napoli (South) (12 oz bag)
The Napoli blend tells the story of one of Italy’s most intense coffee cities. Napoli blend is made true to the town’s historic coffee roots with a blend of Arabica (jammy fruit notes) and specially selected super-premium Robusta which delivers off the chart caffeine and malty cocoa notes. Close your eyes, take a sip. Transport your senses to Napoli.
65% Arabica, 35% Specially Selected Super Premium Robusta
Caffeine: Very High