illy Classico is illy’s signature blend, which, like all illy coffees, is made from Arabica beans only.

With the Classico you get a blend that is a blend of 9 different beans that has been refined to perfection over the past 80 years. The blend is treasured for its sweet taste accompanied by subtle notes of jasmine, caramel, and citrus.
This recipe has proven to be extremely popular, as the illy Classico has been exported all over the world, where you can recognise their tins in the trendiest cafés.

In this version of the Classico, illy has coarsely ground the coffee for its use in French presses and filter coffee machines. However, it can also be used for slow brew or, of course, in espresso machines.

If you’re looking for an Italian coffee classic, we highly recommend illy’s Classico. Here is a blend that has been enjoyed by coffee amateurs for over 80 years due to its taste and high quality.

illy was started in Trieste, Italy, in 1933, and is still led by the company’s founder, Francesco Illy. The classic red and white illy logo is recognised in many fashionable cafés all over the world, and millions of illy coffee cups are enjoyed every day in cafés, offices, and homes all over the world.


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Medium (5/10)

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illy Filter/Lungo

250 g. ground coffee

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