Paul Faguais has opened the first shop in 1912 in Paris and the family has continued its activity since then.
First installed in rue Washington, near the Champs Elysées, the Maison Faguais had had mainly an activity of coffee and marmelade maker. Loyal customers were coming daily to the shop.
In 1974, la Maison Faguais has moved from the other side of the Champs Elysées to go to rue de la Trémoille, where it was a delightful place to stop by as explained the “Gault & Millau”.
This is the list of coffee that you will find at Chez Axelle:
Nervous and strong
Bodied and Fruity
Composed of sweet coffe and some from asia, like the Mysore from India.
Blend of strong coffee that are a little bit more roasted than usual. This provides more body and a little more bitterness (still light)
Costa Rica HSB
This coffe, a Mondo Nuevo, is coming from a volcanic soil. It is very complete, strong, the cup is colored and smell creamy and sweet.
Excelso de Colombie
This elegant coffee is coming from the region of Oaxaca, and is grown in altitude plantation. Its parfum is elegant, with fruity accent, and a bit strong.
This coffee is a « Tres marias », and is coming from plantation around the wellknown village Huehuetenango, with a strong aroma, strong body, dense and lightly fruity.
This coffee is grown at the bottom of Mount Bromo near the crater lake Kawah Ijen. Thanks to the sea breezes, this coffee develops a strong taste, iodized and generous.
Malabar des Indes
This coffee is grown in the Nilgiri region. It is famous for the originality of its preparation. After harvesting, it is exposed to monsoon rains and winds that will have dry effect. This treatment gives it a unique taste, strong, powerful and wide.
Ocoa de Saint Dominique
Introduced by Gabriel de Clieu captain under Louis XIV, this coffee swarmed throughout America. Resulting from the Barahona region, on granite lands flooded by Caribbean ionidized winds. It is soft, slightly fruity and has a very balanced flavor.
Moka Sidamo Ethiopia
This coffee is coming from a plantation in altitude on a volcanic soil, in the south of the country. The cup is thick and complete, with a persistent and cocoa flavour. It’s a must!
Moka Harrar from Ethiopia
Said “Little horse”, grown in the area of the city of Harrare, this coffee is a natural arabica, long finish and cocoa taste.
This coffee, grown in plantation in altitude is probaby one of the best coffee from Africa. The vintage that we propose is from AA, a guarantee of exceptional quality. its mug is dark and its taste is fruity.
Maragogype from Mexic
This coffee, with a bean of exceptional size, is very complete and the aroma is fragrant, light acidity, clear and colorful mug.
Plantation Elephant, from this African country. The coffe that we propose is delicate and fruity, with notes of agrumes. It develops a long finish, it is complete and balanced.
Blue Mountain Jamaïca
This coffee, a Typica, has been imported from Martinic in the early 18th centuryand is grown in altitude on a volcanic soil. The flavour is finely fruited. It is considered the best coffee in the world.