Nespresso’s recognition is a mix of its capsules and its vary of machines designed to extract respectable espresso.
However now the corporate is taking that to the subsequent stage with Vertuo, a system that makes use of otherwise formed pods in quite a lot of sizes.
Australians love espresso-based coffees like cappuccinos and lattes, however Nespresso additionally discovered that just about half of Australians (47 per cent) want to drink bigger coffees in a cup of 230ml or extra.
There are two new Nespresso machines: the Vertuo and the VertuoPlus (the distinction is the dimensions of the water tanks and the power to suit them) that may brew all varieties of espresso, from espresso sizes to bigger high-quality flavored espresso.
However 90 per cent of Australians additionally drink milk with their espresso and Vertuo can care for these customers too.
Customers can add a touch of milk to the cup earlier than brewing and create a clean texture with out the necessity for a milk frother.
However should you like your milk steamed, heat, and frothy, you should purchase a Nespresso Aeroccino milk frother ($99) and use it with the Vertuo and add it to espresso-sized pictures from the machine.
The brand new Nespresso Vertuo has some know-how underneath the hood to ship a top quality cup of espresso each time.
It makes use of Centrifusion know-how that spins the dome-shaped capsule at as much as 7,000 RPM to permit for an extended extraction of espresso to a bigger cup.
There are 20 new coffees within the vary with flavors for all tastes and with the identical comfort on the contact of a button.
However there’s additionally much more intelligence underneath the hood.
Every of the 20 espresso variants has a novel espresso mix that requires totally different extraction lengths: Espresso, Gran Lungo, Mug or Alto.
The machine can learn this info from a barcode on the espresso capsule.
The barcode is situated across the rim of the capsule and tells the machine to regulate the water movement and quantity, temperature, brew time and capsule rotation.
And it is only a one-touch course of through the one button situated on the highest of the machine.
When pressed, the button gentle signifies that the extraction course of is underway.
Preheating time takes solely 20 seconds and you may extract a cup-sized espresso in simply 70 seconds.
And, as with different Nespresso machines, the Vertuo produces an attractive crema each time.
It’s going to additionally flip itself off whether it is idle for 9 minutes.
The VertuoPlus machine has an electronically managed machine head to open and near insert your capsule and lock it again in.
When the lid is opened, the outdated capsule is mechanically ejected right into a tray contained in the again of the machine.
Additionally on board is a big water tank that may be positioned on the rear, left or proper of the machine to suit anyplace on the kitchen desk.
And you’ll match a variety of espresso cup sizes and even a journey mug by adjusting the cup holder to considered one of 4 totally different positions.
The Nespresso VertuoPlus machine was simple to arrange due to clear step-by-step directions that included working sizzling water by way of the system to brew earlier than making our first cup of espresso.
And the espresso flavors are wonderful too.
For our assessment, we examined Hazelino, Stormio, and Diavolito.
Stormio (with Arabica beans from Nicaragua and Guatemala) and Hazelino (with roasted Arabicas from Brazil and Central America with a touch of hazelnut) have been the cup-sized choices, whereas Diavolito (with Robusta and Arabica beans from Brazil extremely roasted) was Espresso measurement.
There are 4 totally different capsule sizes within the Vertuo vary of 40ml Espresso, 150ml Gran Lungo, 230ml Mug and 414ml Alto.
These capsules don’t match older Nespresso machines – they’re formed fully otherwise than the thimble-shaped capsules prospects have been utilizing.
In case you have already purchased a machine, you’re obliged to make use of the unique capsules and if you wish to attempt the brand new system, you could purchase a brand new machine.
Nespresso Vertuo and Nespresso VertuoPlus are actually accessible for $299.
Nespresso has launched an ideal new machine for espresso lovers that provides extra selection and, due to built-in know-how, can be simpler to make use of.