Nocellara Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Italy$5.95
-Medium Intensity Extra Virgin Olive Oil-
The Sicilian Nocellara displays savory notes and a pleasant creamy mouth feel. Delayed pepperiness builds in the back of the throat signifying the healthy Oleocanthal content present in fresh oil. Flavor characteristics include savory herb, fennel and floral notes with a peppery finish and lingering spicy mouth feel.
|Biophenols: 311.7 ppm||FFA: 0.21||DAGs: 95.6||Squalene: 7,883.9|
|Oleic Acid: 70.98||Peroxide: 5.7||PPP: <0.7||A-Tocopherols: 217.9|
Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment (as measured at time of crush):
Fruitiness: 4.0 | Bitterness: 3.0 | Pungency: 4.0
This is the best possible olive oil, obtained directly from olives and solely by mechanical means. Taste and flavor have to be perfect. The level of acidity cannot exceed 0.8%. There are more than 700 olive varietals in the world, each with a distinct flavor profile and unique chemical and nutritional properties.