Medium Intensity

Nocellara Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Nocellara Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Nocellara Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Nocellara Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Harvest: 2020

Country / Region: Italy / Sicily

Intensity: Medium

Description: A coveted variety native to Sicily! The Nocellara is a common Sicilian varietal that has a firm meaty flesh. It is prized for this and is commonly prepared and cured for use as a table olive, but is also prized for its great quality and fragrant oil. Pressed in only a few short hours after being harvested, this Early Harvest olive oil from Sicily captures all the flavours of the Nocellara varietal and the essence of southern Italy.

Tasting Profile / Serving Suggestions: This year’s harvest of the Nocellara presents the palate with prominent notes of sweet berry, apple and confectionary notes.  It is well-balanced with desirable astringency, pepperiness and a pleasant creamy mouth feel. It is a versatile olive oil that is best suited to warm dishes, meats & vegetables.

Chemical Analysis at time of crush:

Free Fatty Acids (FFA): 0.15%
Peroxides: 5.1 mEqO2/kg
Oleic Acid: 72.1
BIOphenols: 357.7 mg caffeic acid/kg
DAG: 96.6
PPP: < 1.0
Squalene: 9956.8 ppm
a-Tocopherols: 161.9 ppm
Harvest / Crush Date: 2020 / November

Sensory Evaluation:
Fruitiness: 5.0
Bitterness: 3.8
Pungency: 4.0

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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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