THE EXTRA VERGINE OLIVE OIL VILLA SAN CARLO DOP VENETO-VALPOLICELLA
Extra virgin olive oil DOP Veneto Valpolicella Protected Designation of Origin
Variety of olives
Grignano 40%, Favarol 30%, Frantoio, Leccino and Pendolino
Aged from 20 years to over 2 centuries.
Plants owned exclusively on old terraces with total grassing, without irrigation, annual pruning and organic fertilization
Olives harvested with a manual mechanical system in early November during the veraison phase.
Milling at the end of the day, continuous 2-stage cold extraction, average oil yield 13.50%.
The Extra Virgin Olive Oil Villa San Carlo DOP Veneto – Valpolicella is an intense limpid golden yellow colour with delicate green hues. Its aroma is ample and rotund with fruity hints of unripe tomato, with apple and banana, together with fragrant notes of basil, mint and parsley. Its taste is fine and complex, enriched by a vegetal flavour of lettuce and celery. Bitterness is distinct and pungency is present.
It would be ideal on mayonnaise, barley appetizers, amberjack carpaccio, rice salads, marinated sea bream, pea pureè, pasta with ovuli mushrooms, grilled cuttlefish, shrimp tartare, soft fresh cheese and oven cookies.