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Espresso Quality4.6 out of 5
Easy to brew4.5 out of 5
Flavor4.4 out of 5
Aroma 4.2 out of 5
Strength 4.5 out of 5
Body 4.3 out of 5
Acidity 4.0 out of 5
Bitterness 4.5 out of 5
Crema 4.0 out of 5
Intensity 4.7 out of 5
Value for money4.2 out of 5
Brand Reputation4.5 out of 5
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Nespresso Cape Town Envivo Lungo is a dark-roasted blend of Indian Arabicas and washed Mexican Robusta beans. These beans add extra intensity to your cup and offer full-bodied coffee with bold character. This Original pod brews 3.7 oz black espresso and allows you to find out the soul of Cape Town in a cup. It graces your palate with rich roasted, spicy, earthy, and aromatically woody notes and makes your morning enjoyable with a smooth texture. The punchy bitter note, sharp intensity, characteristically Indian woodsy aroma, and pleasant aftertaste will win your heart. Adding a splash of milk mellows out its strong notes, reveals smooth, roasty notes, and gives you an exciting drinking experience.     

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Nespresso’s wide range of OriginalLine Lungo capsules uses the slogan, referring to the city name. Nespresso pods have been a part of my morning routine. Today, I wrote down the review of Nespresso Cape Town Envivo Lungo, one of the strongest-tasting coffee, giving you an exciting drinking experience. If I had to choose only one Nespresso flavor, it would be Envivo Lungo.

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Features of Nespresso Cape Town Envivo Lungo Original Pod

  • Product Line: Original-Line
  • Intensity: 10
  • Roast Type: Dark-roast
  • Caffeine: 77-85 mg
  • Coffee Type: Robusta and Arabica beans
  • Volume: 3.7 oz lungo 
  • Aromatic Profile: Strong woody
  • Body: Balanced, smooth, and full-bodied
  • Flavor: Spicy, woody, earthy, and roasted notes
  • Finish: Malty

Nespresso Capsules OriginalLine Cape Town Envivo Lungo Taste Test

My Cape Town Envivo had a burnt orange color with a beautiful geometric design. I brewed it with my Expert Nespresso machine. While brewing, I got a robust and intense aromatic profile. After brewing, the woody scent soothed my nose. My drink was dark and had thin crema. When I tasted it, I found it strong, bitter, and bold; however, what surprised me was that my coffee was not acidic. My lungo shot had a smooth texture and a weird aftertaste (almost like malty/salty) that lingered on my tongue. As I took sip after sip, I felt rich roasted and woody notes on my palate. Same taste as Original Envivo; no doubt, it was a good shot.

Well! I brewed a Spanish latte with Cape Town Envivo pod. I added sweetened condensed milk to the bottom of the glass, brewed Envivo coffee over it, and poured frothed milk on top of the coffee. The blonde color of the drink looked relaxing. I mixed it well and took a sip; the milk mellowed the strong and bitter notes. My coffee was sweet and creamy; I enjoyed it a lot. 

Pair your Cape Town Envivo coffee with a sweet dessert to counterbalance its bitterness and intensity, such as chocolate croissants, crepes, or pastries. 

These Nespresso OriginalLine pods from the Lungo range guarantee coffee freshness and offer a 3.7 oz large serving of espresso coffee. These capsules work perfectly with only Original machines. Nespresso Original-Line offers a full range of coffee, from a robust and short ristretto to the milder fruity espresso. 

Create recipes of your choice, brew this pod with or without milk, and enjoy your day. These Nespresso OriginalLine capsules do not work with VertuoLine machines.

What We LikeWhat We Don’t Like
Strong woody aroma and smooth textureNot best for light-roast coffee lovers
Work well with milk, cream, and sweeteners.
Punchy bitterness and sharp intensity
Mild acidity
Balanced, full-bodied, and lingering coffee cup
Spicy, woody, earthy, and roasted notes
Malty finish

Nespresso OriginalLine Cape Town Envivo Lungo Pod Features — An In-Depth Insight

Below are the main characteristics of the Cape Town Envivo Lungo Nespresso capsules. These features will help you to understand how this pod differs from all other Nespresso pods. They also help you to determine what time is perfect for its brewing and whether it is the best choice for you. 

Origin — Indian Arabica And Mexican Robusta Beans

Nespresso Cape Town Envivo Lungo is a potent blend of Indian Arabicas and washed Mexican Robusta beans. The first adds a punchy bitter note and a characteristically Indian woodsy aroma. Mexican coffee brings a full body and a nice texture. 

Roasting Level — 5 out of 5

The beans are roasted separately in this Lungo blend for more precise results. The Mexican Robusta beans are roasted to a medium degree, while Indian Arabica beans are roasted to a darker degree and add extra intensity. 

Aroma — Strong Woody

As soon as I brewed the Cape Town Envivo Lungo pod, the strong woody aroma entered my nose and hinted at dark roasted coffee. The aromatic profile was pleasant and reminded me of a woody forest. 

Acidity — 1 out of 5

As I started tasting my Cape Town Envivo espresso coffee, I felt mild or no acidity. This feature counterbalanced the strong profile of my drink and made it enjoyable. These Nespresso aluminum capsules are fully recyclable with a Nespresso recycling program. Nespresso recycles used aluminum coffee pods, fulfilling the collective commitment and protecting the environment.

Bitterness — 4 out of 5

My Cape Town Envivo dark-roast espresso coffee was bitter. The rich bitter notes spread in my mouth and caused a drying effect. However, these notes were pleasant and did not make my drink harsh or sour. 

Body — 4 out of 5

My Cape Town Envivo dark-roast espresso coffee was full-bodied and dark, having thin crema. The smooth texture and bold character surprised me, and the intense profile gave me a kick for the day. 

Flavor — Spicy, Woody, And Earthy Notes

Nespresso Cape Town Envivo Lungo delivered me a delicious and strong coffee cup. Upon my first sip, the strong and bold flavor quickly took over. However, the rich roasted and woody notes danced on my palate in my second sip. The bitterness touched my tongue and was not overpowering. Same taste as Original Envivo! It was a perfect blend for espresso lovers like me. I also enjoyed it as a latte macchiato whenever I wanted a mellow coffee in the evening or after dinner. 

Finish — Malty

When I took a last sip of my Cape Town Envivo dark-roast espresso coffee, I got a salty/malty aftertaste lingering on my tongue. The afternote was enjoyable. This blend is the most intense of all the Nespresso Lungo capsules. 

Nespresso Cape Town Envivo Lungo displays lively, spicy, and aromatically woody notes with sharp intensity coming from its powerful Robusta beans. The Robusta and Arabica beans are roasted to a darker degree and add bold character and full-bodied taste in your cup. Enjoy it as a black espresso in the morning, and start your day with a clear head and energetic body. 

Intensity Level — 10 out of 13

What Intensity Does The Cape Town Envivo Lungo Have? Nespresso Cape Town Envivo Lungo is a blend of Indian Arabica and Mexican powerful Robusta beans. The Robusta and Arabica beans are roasted to a darker degree and deliver a large serving of intense beverages with a strong flavor profile. Cape Town Envivo Lungo displays lively spicy, aromatically woody notes with sharp intensity coming from its powerful Robusta beans.

Cape Town Lungo Nespresso Strength

Nespresso Cape Town Envivo Lungo espresso brews 3.7 oz strong coffee cups with bold character. The blend of Indian Arabica and Robusta adds a truly intense, full-bodied taste with a woodsy aroma and punchy bitterness beloved by local Capetonians. This Original pod allows you to discover the soul of Cape Town in a cup.

Nespresso Cape Town Envivo Lungo Caffeine — 77-85 mg

How Much Caffeine Is In A Cape Town Lungo? Nespresso Cape Town Envivo Lungo Espresso brews 3.7 oz coffee and provides 77-85 mg caffeine content per cup. The dark roasting and high caffeine deliver a deep-roasted, intense, and full-bodied cup with a woodsy aroma and punchy bitterness reminiscent of the Robusta cargo that shaped Cape Town’s taste in coffee. 

Is Nespresso Cape Town Envivo Lungo Deliver Intense, Potent, And Roasted Coffee?

Nespresso Cape Town Envivo Lungo displays lively, spicy, and aromatically woody notes with sharp intensity. It honors South African affinity for intense coffee blends shaped by their coffee trade route history. The stopping point on the old trade routes of Asian coffees determines its taste shaped by the shipments of Robusta and Indian Arabicas traveling through. It became the country’s special intense coffee blend. 

Cape Town Lungo reflects that history with its blend of Indian Arabica and Robusta beans. The Mexican Robusta adds a full body, while the dark-roasted Indian Arabicas bring a punchy bitterness (beloved by local Capetonians) and a characteristically Indian woodsy aroma. Same taste as Original Envivo!

Nespresso Cape Town Envivo Lungo espresso brews 3.7 oz coffee and provides a full-bodied taste, spicy notes, and sharp intensity coming from its powerful Robusta beans.

Treat your taste buds with this most intense lungo, create recipes of your choice, or enjoy it by adding milk to soften the strength and bitterness of this flavor profile.

Why Are Nespresso Capsules Made From Aluminum?

Aluminum protects the freshness and aromas of high-quality coffee grounds and is a perfect barrier to light, oxygen, and humidity. It is one of the most recyclable materials in the world, so at the end of 2021, Nespresso converted its Original coffees into recyclable Aluminum capsules. 

Like other capsules, Cape Town Envivo Lungo is made from Aluminum and is fully recyclable with a Nespresso recycling program. Nespresso recycles used aluminum coffee pods, fulfilling the collective commitment and protecting the environment.

  • These Nespresso OriginalLine pods from the Lungo range guarantee coffee freshness and offer a 3.7 oz large serving of espresso coffee.
  • These capsules work perfectly with only Original machines. Nespresso Original-Line offers a full range of coffee, from a robust and short ristretto to the milder fruity espresso.
  • Create recipes of your choice, brew this pod with or without milk, and enjoy your day.
  • These Nespresso OriginalLine capsules do not work with VertuoLine machines. 

Nespresso Capsules OriginalLine Cape Town Envivo Lungo Calories

Calories 2Percent value
Total fat (0.1 g)0%
Saturated fat (0g)0%
Trans fat (0g)0%
Cholesterol (0 mg)0%
Sodium (4.7 mg)0%
Potassium (0 mg)0%
Total carbohydrates (0g)0%
Dietary fiber (0g)0%
Sugars (0g)0%
Protein (0.3 g)1%
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%

Nespresso Original-Line Cape Town Envivo Lungo Dark Roast Capsules Nutrition Facts

Calories 2.4Percent value
Total fat (0.1 g)
Sodium (4.7 mg)1%
Potassium (116 mg)3%
Total carbohydrates (0g)
Dietary fiber (0g)
Sugars (0g)0%
Protein (0.3 g)
Vitamin D (0μg)0%
Calcium 4.7mg 1%
Iron (0 mg)1%

Is Nespresso Capsules OriginalLine Cape Town Envivo Lungo Best For You?

If you have an OriginalLine Nespresso machine and want a strong caffeine kick in the morning, Nespresso Cape Town Envivo Lungo is meant for you. It is a dark-roasted blend of Indian Arabicas and washed Mexican powerful Robusta beans and delivers strong, full-bodied coffee cups. It hits your palate with rich roasted, spicy, earthy, and aromatically woody notes and makes your morning pleasant with bold character and smooth texture. The characteristically Indian woodsy aroma, punchy bitterness, sharp intensity, and enjoyable finish urge you to fall for this blend. However, if you want to;

  • Taste a dark-roast espresso coffee blended with Indian and Mexican Arabica and Robusta beans, has 77-85 mg caffeine content, a size of 3.7 oz lungo, an intensity of 9, and woody, caramel, and gingerbread notes; Nespresso Envivo Lungo is the best choice. 
  • Taste a coffee from the lungo range, blended with Indian and Colombian Arabica beans, has 77-85 mg caffeine content, a size of 3.7 oz lungo, an intensity of 8, and Sweet cereal, malty toasted, and multi notes; checkout Nespresso Stockholm Fortissio Lungo coffee pods
  • If you do not like intense beverages in the morning and prefer to kick start your day with mild and sweet espresso shots, check out light roast Nespresso lungo capsules, including; Nespresso Linizio Lungo, Vivalto Lungo, etc.
  • If you do not like caffeinated beverages, you are caffeine sensitive, or the doctor advises you to stay away from high-caffeinated coffee; check out Nespresso Original decaffeinated pods and enjoy your day. These decaf pods deliver perfect and delicious coffee cups like a regular blend. These include; Decaffeinato Ristretto Italiano,_Decaffeinato Firenze Arpeggio,_ Decaffeinato Vivalto Lungo,_ Decaffeinato Intenso, and Decaffeinato Volluto.
  • Taste a light-roast coffee blended with Ethiopian and Mexican Arabica beans, has 77-85 mg caffeine content, a size of 3.7 oz lungo, an intensity of 6, and floral and fruity notes; search for Nespresso Tokyo Lungo coffee pods
  • Taste a coffee blended with Colombian and Brazilian Arabica beans, has 55-65 mg caffeine content, a size of 1.35 oz espresso, an intensity of 4, and sweet biscuity and fruity notes; Volluto Nespresso Aluminum capsules will suit you. 

FAQs

Is Nespresso Discontinuing The Original Line?

Nespresso discontinued only four Original capsules from the single-origin. All other Nespresso capsules OriginalLine are available on many online sites such as Amazon, Bed Bath Beyond, the Nespresso website, and many others. You can buy from where you want to according to your preference.

What Is The Difference Between Nespresso Espresso And Lungo?

The difference between espresso and lungo is the amount of water. Lungo uses twice the amount of water than espresso and takes a long time for extraction. However, the amount of coffee grounds is the same in both shots. 

What Is The OriginalLine Of Nespresso?

Nespresso OriginalLine machines use 19-bar high-pressure pumps, pass hot water from the pods, and extract a perfect shot. Nespresso Original-Line offers a full range of espresso coffee, from a strong, short ristretto to a milder fruity espresso. These models work well with only Nespresso OriginalLine capsules and third-party pods. 

Does Nespresso Original-Line Work In Vertuo?

Nespresso OriginalLine pods are compatible with only OriginalLine machines. These pods guarantee coffee freshness and do not work with VertuoLine machines and Keurig coffee makers.

What Is The Difference Between Vertuo And Original Nespresso Capsules?

Nespresso VertuoLine pods come in six different brew sizes such as 1.35 oz espresso, 2.7 oz double espresso, 5.07 oz gran lungo, 7.7 oz coffee, 14 oz alto, and 18 oz carafe. These capsules are compatible with only Nespresso VertuoLine machines. However, Nespresso OriginalLine capsules deliver 0.85 oz ristretto, 1.35 oz espresso, 3.7 oz lungo, and Americano drinks. They work perfectly with only OriginalLine machines.

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