AUTHOR’S NOTES.

The remarkable fruits of an outstanding year.

Each year with the Ernesto Illy International Coffee Award we reward our finest sustainable harvests from around the world.

Each month we offer the unique experience of serving you the rare and precious coffee prepared from one of the top micro-batches: the must-have product from a prize-winning year.

WHERE YOU CAN FIND THE AUTHOR'S NOTES?

The 9 microlots are available, exclusively, in selected locations.

UK
illy Caffè - 295 Regent Street, London
illy Caffè - 23 Old Brompton Road, London

USA
illy Caffè - 505 Sansome Street, San Francisco
illy Caffè - 2055 Union Street, San Francisco
illy Caffè - 220 Montgomery Street, San Francisco
illy Caffè - 90 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco
illy Caffè - Embarcadero Center, Clay Street, San Francisco
espressamente illy - 123 Battery Street, San Francisco
illy Caffè - The Venetian, 3325 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas
illy Caffè, Tampa Airport, Airside E
illy Caffè, Tampa Airport, Airside F

Italy
illy Caffè - Via Monte Napoleone, 19, Milano
illy Caffè - Piazza Gae Aulenti, Milano
illy Caffè - CC Porta di Roma, Via A. Lionello, 201, Roma
espressamente illy - Via degli Uffici del Vicario, 31/32, Roma
illy Shop - Via dei Due Macelli 59/d, Roma

France
illy Caffè - CC Beaugrenelle, 12 Rue Linois, Paris
illy Caffè - 62 Rue Saint Denis/ angle Rue de la Cossonerie
espressamente illy - 13 Rue Auber, Paris
espressamente illy - 7 Avenue de l'Opéra, Paris

Austria
illy Caffè - Webgasse 43, Wien

BRAZIL

FAZENDA SANTO ANTONIO

A very balanced and chocolaty coffee, with notes of toasted bread and caramel, a treat for the palate with its velvety body.

You can taste this coffee exclusively in April 2019, exclusively in selected locations.

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COLOMBIA

FEDERACIÓN CAMPESINA DEL CAUCA

This coffee is distinguished by its rich body and powerful acidity. Its pleasant aroma holds fruity notes and hints of caramel.


You can taste this coffee exclusively in May 2019.

COSTA RICA

COOPEATENAS R.L.

With a pleasant intensity of acidity and sweetness, this coffee is known for its rich body and fruity notes.

You can taste this coffee exclusively in June 2019.

EL SALVADOR

FINCA LA LEONARDA

The combination of caramel and chocolate notes provide for a very balanced aroma. A coffee with a highlevel of acidity and a sweet aftertaste.

You can taste this coffee exclusively in July 2019.

ETHIOPIA

MULLEGE PLC

The intense notes of jasmine make this coffee unique, along with its distinct acidity and sweetness.

You can taste this coffee exclusively in August 2019.

GUATEMALA

FINCA SABANETAS

A full-bodied coffee, offering a perfect balance between acidity and bitterness, characterized by notes of chocolate and toasted bread.

You can taste this coffee exclusively in September 2019.

INDIA

DHODDA SALAWARA ESTATE

The powerful taste of this coffee is characterized by a distinctive bitterness and full body.
The aroma is filled with intense notes of chocolate and caramel.

You can taste this coffee exclusively in October 2019.

NICARAGUA

PROYECTO LIFT

A coffee with an excellent balance between acidity and body, and an equilibrium of notes of fruit, toasted bread, caramel and chocolate.

You can taste this coffee exclusively in November 2019.

RWANDA

NGORORERO WASHING STATION

With rich fruity notes, this coffee is celebrated for its balance between acidity and body.

You can taste this coffee exclusively in December 2019.

A coffee that is also ethical

illy sustainable quality: more than 30 years dedicated to perfecting coffee bean growing methods, to obtain a harvest that is socially, economically and environmentally sustainable.

In 2018, illy and the Co.Honducafe Foundation joined forces to support the construction of a school for the community in Belén, Honduras.

In 2019 illy Author's Note will support a project in Rwanda.

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