Medium Intensity

Biancolilla Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Biancolilla Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Biancolilla Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Biancolilla Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Harvest: 2017

Country / Region: Italy / Sicily

Intensity: Medium

Description: The Biancolilla is a unique varietal that grows on the tree in clusters of 3 or 4 olives. It is a native cultivar to Sicily and one of the island’s popular varieties. It produces a very aromatic olive oil of great quality, and is often found under other names including: Bianchetta, Biancolidda, Biancuzza, Buscarino, Buscionetto, Jancuzza, Rizza, and Signura!


Tasting Profile / Serving Suggestions: This harvest of the Bancolilla has a lingering pungency and very little bitterness. It is a creamy oil with vegetal notes of artichoke, savory herb and almond. A complex, beautiful example of this variety. Pairs well with seafood and fish, delicate greens, and legumes.

Chemical Analysis at time of crush:

Free Fatty Acids (FFA): 0.20%
Peroxides: 6.2 mEqO2/kg
Oleic Acid: 72.8
Polyphenols: 253 mg caffeic acid/kg
BIOphenols: 422.1 mg caffeic acid/kg
DAG: 94.0
PPP: < 1.0
Harvest / Crush Date: November 2017

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

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: $21.95
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