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: 2018 

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 454ppm, this is currently one of the highest phenol oils 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 dominant tasting notes of peppery arugula, bitter dandelion greens and fresh cut herbs. A very bold Extra Virgin Olive Oil, perfect for those looking for an assertive flavour. A big oil for big dishes!
 

Chemical Analysis at time of crush:

Free Fatty Acids (FFA): 0.21%
Peroxides: 5.6 mEqO2/kg
Oleic Acid: 75.1
Polyphenols: 454 mg caffeic acid/kg
BIOphenols: 463 mg caffeic acid/kg
DAG: 91.3
PPP: < 1.0
Harvest / Crush Date: 2018 / May

Sensory Evaluation:
Fruitiness: 4.8
Bitterness: 4.5
Pungency: 3.0

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: $15.16
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