Nespresso Solelio Review 2022

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Coffee is a warm hug that can get you through the morning and into the day, and there’s no better time to start your day with a cup than when it’s first waking up from its slumber. Nespresso coffee pods deliver an amazing coffee cup that wakes you up and gives you the kick you need on a heavy morning. I also tried Starbucks Nespresso coffee pods, but I liked Nespresso coffee capsules as they deliver perfect and well-balanced coffee cups with good crema. Whether you are a resident of the USA or not, you will like Nespresso pods. Nespresso Vertuo Solelio is one of the Nespresso coffee pods that delivers you a fantastic black coffee cup that allows you to kickstart your day with a clear head. Let’s study its features in detail. 

The Bottom Line

Nespresso Solelio Vertuo coffee pods are a light blend of washed Kenyan and Colombian Arabica beans. This Arabica blend adds lively acidity, distinct fruity notes, and a hint of bitterness. Solelio is the light-bodied Vertuo coffee and is the gentlest start to the day. The addition of milk brings out creamy caramel notes into the black coffee.

Nespresso Solelio Light Roast Coffee Taste Test

I unboxed my Nespresso Vertuo Solelio pods. The gold-yellow color was eyeballing. They are VertuoLine capsules, so I brewed them with my Nespresso VertuoPlus. This light-roast coffee had a dense crema, and the color indicated an intensity of 2. It smelled wonderful. When I took a sip, my first impression was WOW. The coffee was extremely light. When I took another, I felt fruity notes on the tip of my tongue. There was something else flavor, but I could not pick it up. I felt a bit of lemongrass aftertaste. I knew it sounded weird, but I felt a bit of earthy (lemongrass) taste. The coffee was not full-bodied; it was too light a coffee cup, but the flavor was good overall. 

I brewed another cup with milk. I frothed the milk and added it to the Solelio coffee. The golden brown color of the drink was amazing. I took a sip and felt woody notes and a bit of distinct fruity notes. The coffee was good and best for morning breakfast.

Nespresso Vertuo Solelio delivers light and well-balanced longer coffee. Enjoy with milk or without milk or pair it with dark chocolate or berries, Nespresso Solelio’s high-grown Colombian coffee will never disappoint you. 

Nespresso Solelio Light Roast Coffee Features

Below are the main attributes of Nespresso Solelio (split roast) coffee capsules. These features differentiate Kenyan-originated Solelio coffee capsules from Nespresso capsules of East African Arabicas. It also highlights how this high-grown Colombian coffee makes our morning fantastic. Let’s scroll.

Origin — Kenyan and Colombian Arabicas

Barista Creations Nespresso Solelio coffee capsules are a blend of washed Colombian and Kenyan coffees. This Arabica blend brings toasted cereal notes, fruity acidity, and delicate red fruit aroma and delivers great coffee. 

Roasting Level — 1 out of 5

In Nespresso Solelio coffee capsules, the beans are split-roasted. The Colombian Arabicas are roasted light and short and highlight red fruit notes. The Kenyan Arabicas are roasted medium and long to round out the Solelio coffee and temper the acidity. The grind and extraction adjustment in this Kenyan coffee brings out dense coffee crema. 

Aroma — Cereal and Red Fruit

The robust aroma soothed my nose when I brewed Nespresso Solelio Arabica coffee (split roast). In no time, the delicate red fruit aromas wafted through the air. I smelled it repeatedly; undoubtedly, it was a good Vertuo coffee cup for a gentle day dawning. 

Acidity — 3 out of 5

I felt an acidic bite when I drank my Solelio Vertuo coffee (split roast). The lightly roasted Arabica blend of Colombian and Kenyan coffees added fruity and lively acidity to my drink. This acidic bite was enjoyable and did not make my Kenyan coffee acrid, harsh, or sour. I brewed Americano, Black coffee with Solelio, and in all cases, the juicy and lively acidity danced through them.

Bitterness — 1 out of 5

When I took a sip of my Solelio light roast coffee (split roast), I felt a bit of bitter notes on the tip of my tongue. My Kenyan coffee did not have too much bitterness. The lightly roasted blend of Colombian and Kenyan coffees gives an extremely light roast drink and does not add bitter notes. This Vertuo coffee capsule is the gentlest start to the day. 

Body — 1 out of 5

My Solelio coffee was light-bodied. I took a sip, and the light, juicy flavor touched my tongue. It had dense crema on the top but was not heavy or full-bodied. The blend of two renowned washed coffees rounds out the Solelio coffee. If you are a beginner and want to taste Nespresso pods, this Vertuo coffee capsule is a starter pack. This light-roast Vertuo coffee allows you to ease into the morning.

Flavor — Fruity, and Light-bodied

Nespresso Vertuo Solelio delivered me a light and good Vertuo coffee cup. I took a sip and felt toasted cereal notes. In another sip, the classic fruity notes hit my palate. The light body, lovable character, and a hint of bitterness made my day fantastic. When I added milk to the Solelio Vertuo coffee, the fruity notes shaded, and creamy caramel cookie notes became dominant. Once you drink a cup of this Kenyan coffee, you will fall for its classic fruitiness. 

Intensity — 2 out of 13

My Solelio coffee had low intensity. This low-intensity feature made my drink well-balanced. The lightly roasted blend of two renowned washed coffees (Kenyan and Colombian Arabicas) added fruity and light notes to my drink. A juicy acidity shines through Solelio’s toasted cereal note. If you want to kickstart your day with light drinks, Nespresso Solelio Kenyan coffee is a great start.

Finish — Cereal and Citric Notes

When I finished my Solelio, high-grown Colombian coffee, the citric cereal notes stayed on my tongue for a long time. My drink was light and lingering. I enjoyed it a lot. Its light body, tang-like acidity, cereal, fruity, and bitter notes made my day amazing. 

Nespresso Solelio coffee pods Caffeine Content

Nespresso coffee capsules contain 80 mg of caffeine and are enough to fulfill your daily caffeine day. Nespresso Solelio is a Vertuo coffee capsule with high caffeine content, i.e., 170-200 mg. Although these coffee pods have high caffeine content, it delivers light beverages with low acidity and bitterness due to lightly roasted blends of Arabica beans. 

Solelio Nespresso capsules Strength

My Solelio mild roast coffee had low intensity and strength. This low-strength feature made my drink well-balanced. The lightly roasted blend of two renowned washed coffees (Kenyan and Colombian Arabicas) added light notes to my drink. A juicy acidity shines through Solelio’s toasted cereal note. If you want to kickstart your day with light drinks, Nespresso Vertuo Solelio coffee pods are a great start.

Solelio Nespresso coffee capsules 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%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium0%
Iron 0%

Nespresso’s AAA Sustainable Quality Program

Nespresso collaborated with NGO Rainforest Alliance in 2003 and launched Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program. Nespresso invests in social programs (insurance and pensions), ensures profitable coffee farming, and pays for coffee more than the market prices. Today 80% of Nespresso coffee comes from AAA-certified farms, and 40% comes from Rainforest Alliance-certified farms.

Nespresso Solelio capsules Vs. Nespresso espresso pods

Solelio Nespresso is a Vertuo coffee capsule and delivers a 7.7 oz rounded coffee. Nespresso offers 10 roast coffee capsules for VertuoLine models. These capsules are not compatible with OriginalLine machines. In comparison, Nespresso offers 30 espresso pods for both VertuoLine and OriginalLine machines. These pods deliver 1.35 oz balanced espresso shots.

Compare Nespresso Solelio Capsule with other Nespresso Coffee Pods

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Capsule Name

Nespresso Line

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

VertuoLine

Email Reviews

19,000

10,111

10,111

23,225

9,170

5,193

3,900

5,200

7,200

520

1,450

350

750

33,700

33,400

33,600

350

100

4,500

Overall Score

96/100

96/100

96/100

96/100

96/100

96/100

96/100

96/100

96/100

96/100

96/100

96/100

96/100

96/100

96/100

96/100

87/100

85/100

96/100

Basic Flavors

Caramel, Roasted, Dense & Deep

Spicy, Woody, Rich & Strong

Roasted, Cereal, Bold & Lively

Biscuity, Cereal, Smooth & Balanced

Cereal, Honey, Smooth & Balanced

Citric, Cerea, Fruity & Light-Bodied

Full of light fruity notes

Malted Cereal, Sweet & Velvety

Malted and cereal notes

Berry, Winey, Fruity & Vibrant

Dry Cereal, Woody, Peppery

Roasted, Intense & Spiced

Dark Chocolate flavored, Round and Smooth

Hazelnut, Sweet & Velvety

Caramel, Sweet & Velvety

Vanilla, Sweet & Velvety

Rich, roasted, and cereal

Juicy Berry, Sweet Pastry, Juicy & Sweet

Cereal and white floral notes

Caffeine Content

170 – 200 mg

170 – 200 mg

170 – 200 mg

170 – 200 mg

Less than 12 mg

170 – 200 mg

170 mg

90 mg

12 mg

170 – 200 mg

170 – 200 mg

170 – 200 mg

170 – 200 mg

170 – 200 mg

170 – 200 mg

170 – 200 mg

170 – 200 mg

170 – 200 mg

165mg

Intensity

9

8

7

6

6

2

4

5

6

5

6

7

6

6

6

6

6

7

4

Serving Size

Coffee (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee Mug (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee Mug (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee Mug (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee Mug (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee Mug (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee Mug (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee Mug (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee Mug (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee Mug (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Coffee Mug (7.77 OZ) (230 ml)

Origin

Guatemalan Robusta, Arabica from Mexico, and other Latin American countries

Arabica coffees from Nicaragua, Guatemala, and other Central American countries

Nicaraguan and Ethiopian Arabica coffees

Brazilian and Central American Arabicas

Brazilian, Central American, and Latin American Arabicas

Colombian and Kenyan coffee beans

Arabica coffee beans from South America

Ethiopian and Brazilian Arabica coffee beans

Costa Rican and South American Arabicas

Colombian Aguadas coffee

South American and Indonesian Arabicas

Mexican Arabica and Robusta

100% arabica from Brazil, Ethiopia other sources

Brazilian, Latin American, and African Arabicas

Brazilian, Latin American, and African Arabicas

Brazilian, Latin American, and African Arabicas

Arabicas from Colombia and Kenya

Latin American & African Arabica

Ethiopian and Kenyan Arabicas

Price

Is Nespresso Solelio a lightly roasted morning blend for You?

If you are new to Nespresso pods, Nespresso Vertuo Solelio is the perfect starter pack for you. It is the gentlest start to the day. The lightly roasted Arabica blend of Kenyan and Colombian beans gives rise to lively acidity, fruity, and toasted cereal notes and delivers light-body coffee cups. The dense crema, low bitterness, and 200 mg caffeine content allow you to ease into the morning with this Vertuo coffee. However, if you want to;

  • Taste a coffee blended with Brazilian and Central American Arabicas has 170-200 mg caffeine content, a size of 7.7 oz coffee, and biscuity and cereal notes; purchase or search for Melozio Nespresso capsules.
  • Taste a coffee blended with Latin American Arabicas has 170-200 mg caffeine content, a size of 7.7 oz coffee, and nutty and earthy notes; purchase or search for Melozio Boost (20% more caffeine) Nespresso capsules.
  • Taste a coffee blended with Nicaraguan and Ethiopian Arabica beans, has 170-200 mg caffeine content, a size of 7.7 oz coffee, roasted cereal, and floral notes; purchase or search for Odacio Nespresso Vertuo capsules.
  • Taste a strong coffee blended with darker roasted beans of Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Central American Arabica, has 170-200 mg caffeine content, a size of 7.7 oz coffee, and spicy, woody, and rich notes; purchase or search for Stormio Nespresso Vertuo capsules. 
  • Taste a coffee blended with South America Arabica beans, has 170-200 mg caffeine content, a size of 7.7 oz coffee, intensity rating (4), and toasted cereal notes; Nespresso Elvazio will suit you.
  • If you are caffeine sensitive and avoid caffeinated coffees, try Nespresso decaffeinato pods and enjoy your morning. These coffee pods include; Altissio Decaffeinato,_ Decaffeinato Intenso,_ Fortado Decaffeinato,_ Nespresso Decaffeinato,_ Melozio Decaffeinato, and Half Caffeinato.

Important FAQs

What flavor is Solelio light roast coffee?

Nespresso Vertuo Solelio delivers a light and good coffee cup. A juicy acidity shines through Solelio’s toasted cereal note. The light body, lovable character, fruity acidity, and a hint of bitterness make your day fantastic. When you add milk to the Solelio coffee, the distinct fruity notes shaded, and creamy caramel notes become dominant. Once you drink a cup of Solelio roast coffee, you will fall for its classic fruitiness. 

How much caffeine is in Solelio Nespresso capsules?

Nespresso Vertuo Solelio is a Vertuo coffee capsule (compatible with only VertuoLine Nespresso machines) and contains high caffeine content, i.e., 170-200 mg. Although it has high caffeine content, it delivers light beverages with low acidity and bitterness due to lightly roasted blends of Arabica beans. 

Is Nespresso getting rid of the Original line?

Nespresso Original capsules (compatible with only Original-Line Nespresso machines) are available on many online stores such as Amazon and the Nespresso website. Nespresso has discontinued only 4 Nespresso coffee capsules from the single origin range (Master origin). It is because Nespresso is planning to launch new coffee pods, which will benefit you better. 

How much caffeine is in half a Caffeinato?

Half Caffeinato contains 70 mg of caffeine/cup. Half Caffeinato is a half-caffeine coffee that’s sweet, smooth, and velvety. Despite having less caffeine, it delivers medium-intensity and delicate biscuity notes in a 7.77 oz coffee mug.

What Is The Serving Size Of the Nespresso Solelio Vertuo Coffee capsule?

Solelio coffee pods are Vertuo Nespresso capsules. These Nespresso Vertuoline capsules provide 7.7 oz Arabica coffee when brewed with Nespresso VertuoLine machines. Nespresso Vertuo delivers you a full range of cup sizes and coffee styles from espresso and gran lungo to Alto XL (possible with only Nespresso Vertuo Next machines) with easy-to-use Nespresso capsules VertuoLine.

Are Nespresso Solelio capsules discontinued?

Solelio capsules are available in stock or many other online stores such as Amazon, Nespresso, Bed Bath Beyond, or other sites. You can buy them from where you want to. I prefer to buy from Amazon as it is a reliable site and delivers a pack of 10 Solelio capsules.

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