As the year-end celebrations approach, Nespresso is inviting coffee aficionados to embrace past childhood memories and rediscover the holiday joy this festive season. Inspired by the rich coffee house traditions and elegance of Vienna, Nespresso is launching three Limited Edition Variations coffees, each with a comforting and indulgent aroma that is set to delight the coffee lover in your life. In addition, the Les Collections range of stylish accessories, including Limited Edition Festive editions, also make ideal gifts with their unique designs to create the most memorable coffee moment.
To celebrate this period of festivity, Nespresso has partnered with Milan based illustrator Lorenzo Petrantoni to add his unique design flair to both the Variations packaging sleeve and the Les Collections range of accessories. Known for his intricate graphic artworks inspired by the 19th Century, Petrantoni has created a simple but stylish pattern in festive black and gold which adorns the base of the Pure Collection cups designed by BIG-GAME. In addition, the Nespresso boutiques will each feature a stunning window display inspired by the famous Viennese Prater amusement park and featuring Petrantoni’s detailed designs.
Over the centuries Vienna has established a coffee house tradition like no other city in the world. Its grand marble tables, iconic Thonet chairs and tradition of serving coffee on an elegant silver platter alongside a glass of water, have all served as inspiration for the Nespresso Variations this festive season. The Nespresso coffee experts have combined the splendour of Vienna with the taste of some of its most famous pastries to create three delicious flavoured Espressos:
Variations Sachertorte Nespresso celebrates the popular Austrian Sachertorte, a glazed chocolate cake with a thin layer of sweet apricot jam. Best enjoyed as an Espresso, Variations Sachertorte combines the balance and roundness of the Livanto Grand Cru with soft chocolate and apricot notes.
Variations Apfelstrudel Variations Apfelstrudel is inspired by the classic layered puff pastry dessert which contains a sweet apple filling delicately spiced with cinnamon. In this tempting Espresso, Livanto’s balance and roundness is complemented with the rich aromas of pastry, baked apples and a hint of cinnamon.
Variations Linzer Torte Nespresso pays homage to the popular Austrian Linzer Torte: a tasty red fruit tart topped with a recognisable lattice design. This Espresso is a delightful marriage of Livanto’s balance and roundness with the taste of red fruits and spiced dough notes.
All three Variations coffees have an intensity level of 6 (on a scale up to 12). Available for a limited period during the festive season, the Variations are also available in special gift packs to indulge the senses. These tempting flavours also complement the permanent Variations range which comprises Vanilio, Ciocattino and Caramelito.
FESTIVE LES COLLECTIONS
This year’s Les Collections range is full of one-of-a-kind gifts to enhance your loved ones’ coffee moments in style.
PURE Espresso Cups, Lungo Cups and Mugs (Limited Edition) The stylish PURE collection has been given a Limited Edition Festive makeover by illustrator Lorenzo Petrantoni who has added a distinctive black and gold design to the base of the Espresso and Lungo cups and Mugs.
The PURE collection is made with the finest porcelain and has been skilfully designed so that the varying sized cups have a different thickness and a convex base to ensure optimum temperature and crema preservation.
TOUCH Travel Mug (Limited Edition) Perfect for the daily commuter, the Limited Edition TOUCH Travel Mug features a subtle but stylish black and gold design from Italian illustrator Lorenzo Petrantoni. With a generous capacity of 345ml, the TOUCH Travel Mug will keep your Nespresso coffee perfectly hot (or cold) whilst you are on the move.
REVEAL Lungo Glasses Joining the much-loved REVEAL Collection is a set of two crystal Lungo tasting glasses. Much like a fine wine, coffee should be tasted in the perfect vessel and to celebrate this, the sensorial experts at Nespresso joined forces with the master glass makers at Riedel to craft these stunning glasses. The carefully proportioned glass allows the coffee to express its balanced aromas, enhances the smoothness and maximises the sensorial pleasure for a truly sensational experience.
The REVEAL Lungo glasses are an extension to the already popular REVEAL collection which includes REVEAL Espresso Mild and REVEAL Espresso Intense tasting glasses. Now, fans of a longer coffee will be able to enjoy any of the six Nespresso Lungos in the REVEAL glasses for an enhanced aromatic profile and intensified coffee moment.
TOUCH Sleeve Dispenser Designed by Berlin design studio GECKELER MICHELS, the TOUCH collection combines innovative black ceramic with modern soft silicone for a bold finish. A permanent new addition to the TOUCH collection is the Sleeve Dispenser which displays six Nespresso coffee sleeves and is compact and convenient for the modern kitchen setting.
Who could possibly resist a cup of delicious coffee savoured with a high quality chocolate? To satisfy the senses, Nespresso has developed two new chocolate recipes to delight your taste buds.
Dark Chocolate Raspberry Squares (Limited Edition) Smooth dark chocolate is paired with raspberry flavoured crispy pieces to create an explosion of flavours. The intensity of the dark chocolate and the finesse of the red berry complement each other and merge with delightful floral aromas.
Milk Chocolate Crunchy Corn Squares (Limited Edition) When crunchy corn is introduced to milk chocolate, a subtle and unexpected match of flavours is created. These treats combine sweetness and roasted accents with a crisp and crunchy texture for a sensory delight that brings out the creaminess of the milk chocolate. Ending on a high note, a pinch of salt enhances this rich palette of flavours.
Rediscover the holiday joy and discover the Festive collection from Nespresso boutiques in ABC Achrafieh (Level 0) and ABC Dbayeh (Level 3), as well as via the Nespresso Customer Care Centre by calling (+961) 5 953 700 and online at www.buynespresso.com