Espresso machine contessaClassic design with the latest technology!
- Espresso Shot timer and manometer
- Variable pre-brew function for a perfect aroma
- Stainless steel housing, highly polished, Customizable side parts (standard: black)
- Simultaneously prepare Espresso and Milk foamsimultaneously-prepare-espresso-and-milk-foam
- Triple-thermoblock with stainless steel pipes and energy-saving espresso preparation for highest temperature stability
- Individual programming via Display
- PID control for maximum temperature stability
CHEF'S LINEIndispensable helpers for the ambitious kitchen. With these appliances, everyone can go on a hunt for aromas and discover surprising flavours.
The brewing head housing and the filter holder holder are made of high quality hard chromed brass.
The stainless steel control lever on the right of the brew group is for manual preparation of the espresso.
The professional pressure gauge is used to monitor the optimal brewing pressure. The optimum brewing pressure is between 8-12 bar. If the pressure is below or above the displayed range, the coffee may be undersized or over-extracted.
The side parts made of high-quality glass are customizable and can soon be ordered in different colors. The rest of the housing is made of high-quality, highly polished stainless steel.
Designed and refined in GermanyAs a product with the "Designed and refined in Germany" seal of approval, each "contessa" passes through a 100% single item check before delivery with subsequent "customizing" of the side parts in the Arnsberg main plant.
Programming and settings can be set via the display at the push of a button. The display can be set in two languages, German and English. The espresso machine has 4 pre-brewing programs (pre-infusion) and 7 steam programs (from dry to moist). Resetting is possible via factory setting.
No-Burn steam plant
The stainless steamer is equipped with an integrated hose. Through the hose, only the steam nozzle becomes hot. The steam plant has a 2-hole milk froth nozzle, can be swivelled through 360 ° and ensures the perfect milk froth. The milk foam nozzle is easy to clean and decalcify.
Passive holding plateThe holding plate is heated by the heat of the thermoblocks. The cups can be heated on the holding plate.
Removable 2,5 liter water tank
The 2.5 liter water tank is removable upwards. In the water tank is a lime filter which filters the water.
An advantage of the Triple-Thermoblock technology is the simultaneous preparation of espresso and milk froth. Triple-thermoblock with stainless steel pipes and energy-saving espresso preparation for highest temperature stability.
The thermal block power for coffee is 900 watts. The temperature is electronically controlled.
The power of the thermal block for steam is 1400 watts.
If the pressure is below or above the displayed range, the coffee may be under-extracted or over-extracted.
The Graef espresso machine Contessa is available in classic design. It comes with a housing made of high-quality polished stainless steel; the side parts are made of black glass.