Italy Coratina Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Coratina Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Crush date: Nov 2018 - Polyphenols: 338
Flavor Profile: Robust and fruity taste with strong pepper aftertaste. Aroma is a fresh scent of grass and green leaf. The color is golden with hints of green.
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.
Olive oil lovers may want to add this to their bucket list:
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.