Colleruita PDO Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Ref.: VIOLA5  Packaging: 500ml glass bottle

Moraiolo, Frantoio and Leccino varieties from the hills of Roviglieto and Scandolaro are used for COLLERUITA-DOP Umbria Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Colli Assisi Spoleto Small-sized and low yielding plants whose life is closely related to the life of the people who take care of them and pick their fruit in a land of earth and stone. Only a careful selection of the fruits allows us to obtain this intense aromatic note of green olive; the balance between bitter and pungent flavour distinguishes this typical Um-brian extra virgin olive oil.

Brand name: extra virgin olive oil selection “COLLERUITA” DOP (PDO) Umbria Colli Assisi Spoleto
Production area: S.Eraclio Foligno (Pg) ITALIA
Orchard layout: promiscuous and specialized
Average altitude: 300 to 450 meters above sea level
Soil: mainly stony
Average age of olive trees: age-old trees
Care: hand pruning, soil treatment
Olives varieties: moraiolo, frantoio, leccino
Harvest time: October - November
Harvesting technique: handpicking, handcombing
Pressing: continuous processing machine
Storage: close the bottle after use and keep it in a cool place, away from heat or light source

Appearance: limpid after filtering
Density: average fluidity
Colour: green with a slight golden tinge
Aroma: complex and definite, with clear scent of arti-choke and freshly mown grass
Flavour: mouth-filling, intense, with hints of thistle, arti-choke, black pepper and almond on finish. Both the bit-ter and pungent notes are medium intense

With an intriguing aroma, it is ideal with lentil or vegetable soups, tuna and swordfish carpaccio; it enhances the taste of beef tagliata and barbecued lamb chops, penny bun salads and vegetables au gratin. It can be used to prepare olive oil ice cream to serve with berries sauce.

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