Authentic Italian espresso relies on a crafted blending of the finest Arabica coffee from a variety of sources. This artisan tradition results in a flavor experience that is more complex and sophisticated than any of its individual, single-origin parts. For over three generations, the Bizzarri family has been evolving and improving on the enduring craft of Italian espresso, combining the harmonious artistry of the blend with the precise science of the roast to create signature blends that reflect the passion and personality at the heart of the Italian caffè experience.
This blend was crafted to pair uniquely with the sweet characteristics of milk and cream. A resonant body and deep fruity acidity helps this coffee stay structured when sipped “con latte”. Taste molasses, pecan and hints of banana in this Golden Bean North America medal-winning coffee. We love this blend for its versatility so brew in the style of your preference.
Characteristics: Harmonious | Molasses | Pecan | Banana
Primary Origins: Peru | El Salvador | Uganda
Un espresso perfetto. Defined by a creamy body and delightful sweetness that lasts through the finish. Find milk chocolate and dried fig notes in this rounded and subtly complex coffee. This blend typifies the style of coffee roasted for generations by the Bizzarri family and is the featured espresso at Caffè Umbria cafés. Brewed drip-style it smooths to a rich and refined cup.
Characteristics: Creamy | Milk Chocolate | Cream | Dried Fig
Primary Origins: Brazil | Colombia | Guatemala
This Organic and Fair Trade certified coffee highlights some of the Bizzarri family’s longtime supplier relationships. Grown by smallholder cooperative farmers in Peru, Mexico & East Timor it is artfully blended to balance the crisp apple-like acidity with deeper cocoa notes. We drink this remarkably agreeable & clean blend as a morning drip coffee.
Characteristics: Clean | Crisp | Apple | Bittersweet Chocolate
Primary Origins: Mexico | Peru | East Timor
Named after the iconic arched entry to the Umbrian town of Perugia, Arco Etrusco is the darkest of our blends. Natural sugars found in the coffees caramelize when roasted to this depth, imparting a cane sugar sweetness and aroma. Created as a drip coffee this blend boasts a fudge-like body, low acidity, a persistent roasty aftertaste and characteristics of a sweet stout.
Characteristics: Sweet | Fudge | Cane Sugar | Smokey
Primary Origins: Brazil | Colombia | Mexico
Master Roaster Emanuele Bizzarri created this blend to honor his home town of Perugia, Italy, where “Il Grifo”, the griffin, is the iconic symbol. Following an Italian blending tradition, seven origins meld to create this complex and intense coffee. Intricacies are revealed with different brew methods. Discover hints of dried mango, currant, lychee, tea rose, and anise in a juicy body.
Characteristics: Complex | Anise | Currant | Tea Rose
Primary Origins: Central America | South America | Africa
In Italian, mezzanotte means “midnight”.This creamy-bodied decaffeinated coffee possesses low acidity, notes of milk chocolate and nut with hints of black tea. We savor this coffee “con il dolce”, steeped in a french press then paired with complementary flavors of chocolate or hazelnut.
Characteristics: Smooth | Milk Chocolate | Hazelnut | Black Tea
Primary Origins: Colombia | Costa Rica
PERU SINGLE ORIGIN
MonoOrigine coffees provide an avenue to explore our blends more deeply. Our interest in single origin coffees (mono origine) is as old as the first torrefazione in Perugia - we have been choosing the best single origin varietals to be part of our blends for generations. Each component of our blends is a high-quality coffee that can stand on its own. Our expertise in choosing coffees from all over the world and bringing out their best characteristics - together in a blend - is leveraged with our single-origin offerings.
Just as the soloist is not in competition with the orchestra, single origin offerings are not in competition with blends - they do provide an opportunity to experience coffee on another level and round out our coffee knowledge.