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Nero Scuro

Roaster in Vicenza

Nero Scuro is a specialty coffee micro roastery based in Bassano del Grappa, a picturesque town an hour from Venice and Padoa. Translating to "Dark Black", don't be deceived by the name, lighter specialty coffee roasts is their forté.

Nero Scuro head roaster, and ex-engineer, Paolo Tessarolo always loved coffee growing up but a chance encounter with someone from a roasting machine company changed his path to specialty coffee.

Paolo roasts a maximum of four kilograms of coffee beans per batch, ensuring this small, independent micro roastery holds true to the principles of specialty coffee.

Nero Scuro specialty coffee roaster in Bassano del Grappa (Veneto), Italy
Updated 18 May, 2021

Roaster information

Coffee type: only sells specialty coffee
Business type: independent, owner-operated
Established: 2009
Selling specialty since: 2013

Roasting and origin information

Packaged coffee available: whole beans, ground
Roasting profile: specific brew methods?A roasting profile for specific brew methods is when the roast is made specifically for espresso or for filter coffee. In general, a roasting profile for espresso is slightly darker than a roasting profile for filtered coffee.
A roasting profile for omni-roast is when a single roast is made for more than one brew method, such as for both espresso and filter coffee.
Nero Scuro primarily has roasting profiles for specific brew methods.
Tasting notes: descriptive tasting notes?Tasting notes are a flavour guide provided by the roaster that describe the taste of the roasted coffee when brewed.
Some roasters provide descriptive tasting notes, many provide brief tasting notes such as a list of similar flavours whereas others do not provide any tasting notes.
Nero Scuro tends to provide descriptive tasting notes.
Coffee estate: descriptive information?Coffee estate information is a description of the location where the green coffee beans were cultivated and the families involved.
Some roasters include detailed information of the estate, many include brief information whereas other roasters include minimal or no information.
Nero Scuro tends to include descriptive information about the coffee estate.
Cupping score: not usually provided?A cupping score is a quality rating determined by assessing the characteristics of the coffee. Sensory attributes such as the coffee's aroma, flavour, sweetness, acidity, body, and more, are used to determine the score. A cupping score from 80 to 100 is considered specialty coffee.
A few roasters include the cupping score for all of their coffees, others include it for some of their coffees whereas many roasters do not include a cupping score.
Nero Scuro tends not to include cupping scores.


36022 Bassano del Grappa (VI),
Veneto, Italy
Nero Scuro is not open to public visits.

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