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: 2018

Country / Region: Italy / Sicily

Intensity: Mild - 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 savoury and vegetal notes. It is creamy and complex, and is pleasantly pungent and spicy. This oil has middle notes of creamy green almond and artichoke, and is a versatile oil that is best suited to warm dishes, meats & vegetables.

Chemical Analysis at time of crush:

Free Fatty Acids (FFA): 0.26%
Peroxides: 5.3 mEqO2/kg
Oleic Acid: 72.4
Polyphenols: 206 mg caffeic acid/kg
BIOphenols: 307.6 mg caffeic acid/kg
DAG: 92.1
PPP: < 1.0
Harvest / Crush Date: November 2018

Sensory Evaluation:
Fruitiness: 5.5
Bitterness: 3.0
Pungency: 4.5

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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