The production of extra virgin olive oil is part of the history of Badia a .
, one of the oldest possessions of the estate, gives its name to this very special oil, bottled in limited quantities.
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Badia a cultivates about 18 hectares of olive trees (a total of 7200 plants). The groves are located between 450 and 520 meters asl below the abbey, overlooking the Arno Valley. The are Frantoio, Leccino, Leccio del Corno, Pendolino e Maurino.
The cultivation has been 100% certified since 1994.
The olives are brought to the olive mill the same day of the harvest. Pressing and extraction are very careful, with temperatures that are kept below 28° C, with extraction process. The oil is then bottled after a light filtration.
Annual production in bottles: 6.500 bt.
Harvest: October 2020
Badia a Coltibuono Albereto Organic Extra Virgini Olive Oil – Toscano Protected Geographical Indication
Tasting notes: The of the Extra Virgin Olive Oil “” is of an intense green emerald. Introduces an intense grassy perfume with notes of asparagus and aromatic herbs such as tarragon and sage. The taste is intense and clean with a peppery note.
Serving Suggestions: Use to dress use for . Drizzle over carpaccio, or garnish soups and salads.