Illy Coffee Beans Espresso Intenso Dark roast - 250g

  • Italian Coffee Beans
  • 100% Arabica
  • 250g
  • Strong Espresso
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The Illy "Intenso" (formerly Scura in the black tin) is a dark/bold roast Italian coffee beans. These coffee beans will deliver an espresso or ristretto with character and a beautiful crema. For an intense very strong coffee. 100% Arabica. A treat for Italian espresso lovers ! 250g (in new purple tin).

Key Facts

  • Variety
    100% Arabica
  • Designation
  • Roasting

Roast Type - Very Dark

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Aromatic group -  Spices

Dominant note
Rich & Sweet
Secondary note
Rich & Sweet
Tasting notes :
  • Cocoa
  • Toast
  • Spicy
N.B.: This is not a flavored coffee but notes noted during tasting
Red Berries Fermented Spices Woody Herb-like Floral Rich & sweet Citrus
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Aromatic Groups

Traditional Coffee -  Classic 

Score < 80

Traditional Coffee : These are the most widespread coffees in the various distribution channels in France, both private and professional.

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Classic Coffee :  There is generally a lack of information about the traceability of these coffees. They are often mass-market products and are easily accessible. The composition of these coffees can vary from 100% Arabica to over 20% Robusta.

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Illy Caffè was founded in Trieste, by Francesco Illy, in 1933. Today, the company is in its third generation of family ownership.

Illy makes no secret of its love for coffee and is the proud holder of 4 quality certifications and 1 sustainability certification. It also owns 4 specialised laboratories and has been the driving force behind 4 major innovations, the fruit of Illy's commitment to research.

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