NEW HARVEST Italy Coratina Extra Virgin Olive Oil
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Italy (Puglia)
Acidity: .30 Crush Date: Fall 2022 Polyphenols: 462 mg/Kg
The Coratina trees are secular as are most olive trees growing in Puglia region. They mainly grow in the hills surrounding the center of the region known for its rich fertile soil and nurturing sun. This mono varietal is late maturing, harvest runs from November until January. The ripe silken qualities of this oil are a gift to any cook. Add a splash to biscotti, pistachio cake, spaghetti or a robust Tuscan soup.
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The Italian region of Puglia, in the heart of the Mediterranean civilization, is a land of ancient olive trees, of knowledge and unique flavors, of hospitable people who are proud of their roots, and where tradition coexists with modernity. Icon par excellence of slow food, the combination of perfect deliciousness and authenticity, in towns and cities of Puglia, time seems to halt. Which a similar feeling that that of when one plunges into the depths of the frantio ipogei, the underground olive oil mills, a hidden treasure that doubles as a fascinating journey through time.
Robust and fruity taste with light bitter aftertaste. Aroma is a fresh scent of grass and green leaves. The color is deep green with golden reflex.
About all of our Extra Virgin Olive Oils:
Product Description: Obtained solely from the fruit of the olive tree (Olea Europa L.) by mechanical or physical means under thermal conditions (Cold Pressed) that do not lead to alterations in the oil: using only treatments such as washing, decantation, centrifugation, and filtration. Extra Virgin Olive Oil has a free acidity % of less than 0.8 and conforms to all standards listed in its category under the International Olive Council (IOC) and California Trade Standards for Olive Oil. In relation to the complex matrix of variety, fruit maturity, growing region, and extraction technique, extra virgin olive oils can be very different from one another. Flavor characteristics ranging from soft & buttery to very robust and pungent.
- Rich in monounsaturated fats
- Broadly used in multiple applications due to the excellent oxidative stability
- Promotes a healthy lifestyle
- Naturally gluten free
- Lowers blood sugar levels and blood pressure
- Healthy balance between omega 6 fats and omega 3 fats
- Lowers cholesterol levels in the blood
- Certified Non-GMO by The Non-GMO Project