Gold Bean Coffee – Maria has a stunning body. Generous fruity acidity reminiscent of ripe citrus. Feel the delicate spice in a sweet honey aftertaste. In cappuccino it releases pleasant sweet hints of ginger.
Awards: Winner of 1 star at the Great Taste Awards (UK) 2019 in the espresso category. Winner of gold medal at the International Taste Awards (IT) 2020 in the espresso category. Winner of gold medal at the International Coffee Tasting (IT) 2020 in the espresso category.
Origins: Maria coffee is a blend of 6 to 7 single origin 100% arabica coffees. Origin of main ingredient: Brazil. Each Gold Bean Coffee blend is the final harmony of the tastes of the coffee of which it is composed and is mixed according to human tastes. The Gold Bean Coffee blends are mixed by Italian experts in laboratories directly in the port. They are mixed from different sources so that every month, every year they have the same final taste.
Roasting: level 3, espresso roasting curve (1 – light, 2 light / medium, 3 – medium, 4 – medium, 5 – medium / dark, 6 – dark)
Use: espresso, moka pot, filter
Ground: medium / medium hard grain
Our experience: Gold Bean – Maria coffee represents the fruit spectrum of 100% arabica blends. Pleasantly fruity with a slight bitterness in the aftertaste. Suitable for coffee gourmets.
Good Advice: The best way to enjoy every coffee is to grind it properly. Maria coffee requires medium fine grinding, on a scale from 1 to 10 (1 finest, 10 coarsest) about grade 3-4, it depends on the type of grinder and its wear. In espresso machines, we recommend setting the grinder to the finest grind and only use a coarser grind level if the coffee is flowing slowly. It is best to enjoy freshly roasted coffee beans – preferably 2 weeks to two months after roasting (depending on the storage of raw and roasted coffee, when storing raw coffee in a vacuum from the farm to the roaster and proper packaging after roasting, even roasted coffee can maintain freshness for several months). You can find more about proper coffee preparation on our Coffee Advice page.
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