Badia a Coltibuono Extra-Virgin olive oil has a golden yellow color with greenish reflections. It is light yet tasty, with an intense fruity bouquet of olives. The slight peppery sensation that can be noticed at the back of the palate and the slightly bitter aftertaste are typical of an oil produced using hand-picked olives which are not excessively overripe. |
Extra virgin olive oil is produced using hand-picked olives which makes it possible to obtain an oil that is rich in vitamins and nutritional elements and can be preserved for a long period of time. According to European law, an "Extra-Virgin" olive oil should have an acidity of less than 0.80%. Coltibuono’s Extra-Virgin Olive Oil has one of the lowest acidity levels on the market.
Serving Suggestions: All kinds of cold plates—salads, meats, vegetables. Ideal for garnishing dishes that call for drizzling with olio crudo (literally raw oil)—a rich, flavorful oil.
Harvesting method: Manual.
Annual production: 110,000 bottles.
Acidity at origin: 0.22%.
Net weight: 1 liter (33.8 oz).
Imported from Italy.