Nocellara Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Italy

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-Robust Intensity Extra Virgin Olive Oil-

Country of Origin: Italy 
Crush Date: November 2021

 

This Sicilian Nocellara is complex with unique savory and sweet fruit notes and a pleasant creamy mouth feel. A lingering pepperiness builds in the back of the throat followed by delayed astringency signifying the healthy Oleocanthal content present in fresh oil, although this production contains little to no bitterness making it a superbly balanced oil. True to its variety characteristics from last year but kicked up in pungency, it displays savory and sweet fruit notes of green apple/apple peel, sweet berry, stone fruit and slight confectionary flavors with delayed peppery sensations and a lingering spicy mouth feel.

 

 Biophenols: 436.5ppm FFA: 0.18 DAGs: 96.5 Squalene: 9,402.30
Oleic Acid: 72.1 Peroxide: 2.9 PPP: <1.0 A-Tocopherols: 184.2

Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment (as measured at time of crush):

Fruitiness: 5.0 | Bitterness: 4.3 | Pungency: 5.0

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.