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Favolosa/FS-17 Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Favolosa/FS-17 Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Favolosa/FS-17 Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Favolosa / FS-17 Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Harvest: June 2020

Country / Region: South Africa

Intensity: Robust

Description: Displaying typical characteristics of this varietal, the Favolosa/FS17 is characterized by an elevated amount of antioxidant substances. Pressed within hours of being harvested from the tree to preserve its flavours and chemistry.

Tasting Profile / Serving Suggestions: If you like robust, full flavoured olive oils, you will love this South African Favolosa/FS17! This harvest of the Favolosa/FS17 represents our highest phenolic olive oil in this season’s collection. It is an early harvest production with a beautiful, grassy bouquet and is intensely aromatic. Pleasant bitterness complements this complex but balanced oil which has notes of dry grass, green olive, and a high fruitiness score. It is an excellent example of this Italian variety. Perfect for big dishes, roasts, grilled meats, and for those who enjoy bold and big flavours.

Chemical Analysis at time of crush:

Free Fatty Acids (FFA): 0.21%
Peroxides: 5.6 mEqO2/kg
Oleic Acid: 72.2
BIOphenols: 644.9 mg caffeic acid/kg
DAG: 92.7
PPP: < 1.0
Squalene: 7349.4 ppm
a-Tocopherols: 133.7 ppm
Harvest / Crush Date: June 2020

Sensory Evaluation:
Fruitiness: 6.0
Bitterness: 4.0
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: $19.75
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