Robust Intensity

Don Carlo-Frantoio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Don Carlo-Frantoio Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Don Carlo-Frantoio Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Don Carlo - Frantoio Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Harvest: *** SOLD OUT *** returning soon! 

Country / Region: South Africa

Intensity: Robust

Description: The olive cultivar 'Don Carlo' was obtained by means of mass-selection on a seed population of the Frantoio cultivar derived from self-pollination. At 556ppm, this is currently the highest phenol oil in our lineup! A big oil for big dishes! Unique, rare, and assertive! A high polyphenol olive oil (HPOO) for those seeking out maximum health benefits from their EVOO!

Tasting Profile / Serving Suggestions: This rare Italian Hybrid variety “ Don Carlo” displays notes of tart green apple, bitter herb, cut grass & herbaceous pine. Also noticeable are hints of green apple, and sour grass aromas. It presents distinct bitterness on the front and a desirable, lingering pungency on the back.

Chemical Analysis at time of crush:

Free Fatty Acids (FFA): 0.19%
Peroxides: 6.6 mEqO2/kg
Oleic Acid: 72.5
Polyphenols: 556 mg caffeic acid/kg
DAG: 92.3
PPP: 1.0
Harvest / Crush Date: SOLD OUT

Sensory Evaluation:
Fruitiness: 5.0
Bitterness: 4.5
Pungency: 5.0

Certifications:
Ultra Premium
Non GMO Project Verified

Size: 200ml / 375ml / 750ml

Packaging: Elegantly presented in a dark glass bottle to help prevent exposure to harmful UV light.

NOTE: We bottle only upon receipt of your online order, or in front of you in-store.

Price: $18.95
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