This “Olio Novello” is the freshest oil available in Canada. Just hours after being picked, the olives are pressed and a few short days later, bottled and on a plane heading over the Atlantic. This is a limited edition olive oil, only 240 bottles produced.
Cultivar: Frantoio, Moraiolo, Leccino
Intensity: Robust Fruitiness
Production Area: the hills of Montenero d’Orcia, Montalcino and Val d’Orcia.
Altitude: 300-450m above sea level
Harvesting system: handpicked
Harvest period: from the 1st to the 10th of November
Press: Frantoio Franci, continuous cycle, DMF technology
Appearance: Non filtered
Colour: Intense green
Aromas: Fruity and intensely olive, fresh and and rich with herb scents with artichoke dominating.
Flavour: Intense artichoke notes with with balanced bitter pepperiness and a medium finish.
Food pairing: Wonderful poured as a finishing oil on any fall-winter dishes (think hearty soups, roasted meats, root vegetables) and perfect with bruschetta.
About Frantoio Franci
Founded in 1958 by brothers Franco and Fernando, Frantoio Franci is set in Montenero d’Orcia, a small hilltop town on the slopes of the Amiata Mountains, overlooking the splendid valley of the River Orcia. Today, Frantoio Franci is the only company in the world to have won the “Leone d’Oro” prize 3 times, awarded by the “Maestri Oleari”, the most important and prestigious international olive oil competition, and the “Ercole Olivario” prize 5 times; the two top awards in the olive oil field.