|Type:||Extra Vigin Olive oil|
|Olive Varieties:||Mainly Frantoio, Moraiolo, Leccino and Olivastra|
|Date of harvest:||November|
Hand-picked olives from the hills of Val D’Orcia and Tuscan Maremma this olive oil is Tuscan PGi Certified.
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Toscano IGP Olive Oil is produced by Frantoio Franci on the hills of Val d’Orcia and the Maremma Toscano. It is a coupage of primarily Frantoio, Moraiolo, Leccino and Olivastra. It has a clean and fresh taste with progressive spicy and bitter notes. Its vegetable taste reminds of herbs and artichokes. This olive oil is best suited for salads, meats, fresh or grilled vegetables and fish of medium intensity.
It is produced by Frantoio Franci, one of Italy’s most renowned olive oil producers.The farm, based near Montalcino in Montenero d’Orcia is currently managed by Giorgio Franci, having taken over from his father Fernando. The mill quickly became famous through its flagship Villa Magra Grand Cru, which has long been regarded as the pioneer on the segment of olive oils of the highest quality. Frantoio Franci progressively expanded its range to cover a large selection of oil form delicate to intense. It is one of of the most awarded olive oil producers in Italy and has received the highest score of 98 in 2017 by Flos Olei, the international olive oil guide.
See our Artisan Producer page for more information about Frantoio Franci.
Aroma: medium fruity, clear scent of olives, herbaceous notes of artichoke and ripe fruit, reminiscent of tomato, to a lesser degree
Taste: fresh and clean, initially with slightly sweet flavour, followed by a palatable and harmonious bitter and spicy taste of medium intensity, rich persistence of vegetable flavour with predominant herbaceous hints of artichoke