Frantoio Olive Variety

Frantoio olive variety

Non una semplice varietà, ma un gruppo di varietà.

Di probabile origine toscana, diffusa in tutta Italia e nel mondo, diversi autori ne hanno segnalato la similarità genetica con numerosi genotipi di varie regioni d’Italia.

Chianti Classico DOP Frantoio EVOO by Giacomo Grassi

The Story

When we hear about Frantoio, we must emphasize how it is referred to a particular variety of olive tree that has strong roots in Tuscany, Italy.
Frantoio is one of the most cultivated varieties in Italy and abroad.
Precisely this wide diffusion all over the world has taken place because of its particular characteristics. Its crop productivity is fairly high without compromising the quality of the fruits. This is why Frantoio is one of the most widely planted varieties around the world.

Sensory profile characteristic of the Frantoio Olive variety.​

Fruity aroma characterised by a medium intense smell of grass and fresh nuts. On the palate pungents notes of olive leafs and rocket as well as sweet almond. Its complexity comes from the intensity of its distinct flavors. The olive oil is balanced and precise. An incredible long finish which leaves the palate clean and dry.

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