The spout on Bodum's thoughtfully designed Melior Gooseneck Water Kettle is specially shaped to give you optimum control over the water flow for precision pouring at its very best. With optimum extraction of coffee's natural oils you get the best possible taste and aroma with every cup. Made of durable stainless steel with natural, sustainable cork used on the handle and lid, this electric kettle is eye catching and functional. The cork is non-slip and protects your fingers from the heat. The base boils water at the flick of a switch and features an indicator light and automatic shut-off for peace of mind. Remove the kettle from the base for a perfect pour.