This Extra Virgin Olive Oil is from Frantoio Franci’s Cru line. See description below:
Extra Virgin Olive Oil:”Villa Magra Grand Cru”, the best fruits from the Villa Magra olive grove
Production zone: the hill of Montenero d’Orcia. Above sea level: 350 m
Variety of olives: 100% Correggiolo
Harvest system: hand-picked
Harvest time: October
Extraction system: Frantoio Franci, modern continuous system
Appearance: clear and filtered
Colour: deep green
Fragrance: fresh, intensely grassy with a predominant aroma of artichoke, cardoon, and green almond, enhanced by floral and cherry hints which create an extremely complex bouquet.
Taste: ample, with strong and decisive spice and bitterness, overlaid with excellent harmony, great complexity of herbaceous hints and long persistence of smooth aromatic notes.
Use: Excellent on potatoes, beans, chickpeas and vegetables in general; on red meat or strong-flavored fish; with fresh cheese, such as mozzarella, which enhance the fresh-green features of the oil. It perfectly pairs zucchini pies or artichoke cakes; ideal for grilled porcini mushrooms and first courses such as gnocchi or ricotta cheese tortellini with parmesan.
This award-winning olive oil features herbaceous aromas, such as olive and grass leaves, fig and tomatoes. It has a medium robust intensity with a smooth finish and pairs well with salads, fish and grilled vegetables.