Ogliarola Extra Virgin Olive Oil Puglia
$29.00 – $120.00
OGLIAROLA EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL PUGLIA PRODUCED BY ORO DI RUFOLO
Ogliarola extra virgin olive oil Puglia (organically grown) is produced by Oro di Rufolo is an historical cultivar of Puglia region with a limited production. A firm ending with a pleasant spicy vein. Appreciated by who don’t love intense flavors.
SUGGESTED FOOD MATCHING
This extra virgin olive oil Puglia is perfect for seasoning salads, bruschettas, turkey and cooked and raw vegetables.
Olive Oil Production in Puglia Process
Oro di Rufolo grows its olive trees organically and carefully follows each production process in the olive lands of their property that are handed down from father to son.
Each year they prune their olive trees and weed the land. They use plant protection products only if strictly necessary, as they tend to use only eco-friendly chemicals. The harvest is made manually by means of subsidiary tools, when Ogliarola olives are at the right level of maturity. Once harvested, olives are gathered and stocked in tanks with little dimension and immediately carried to the oil mill, where they are pressed.
PUGLIA EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL The Story Apulian extra virgin olive oil
Since ancient times, olive trees have always had considerable role in the Mediterranean basin. There are testimonies about an intense activity of production and sale of these products since the times of the Romans and Greeks.
The oil obtained from Apulian olive trees was also used by the Romans as an ointment for the beauty of the body, as well as an ingredient capable of feeding oil lamps.
According to Greek mythology, the Goddess Athena planted the first olive tree in the land of Apulia. Puglian extra virgin olive oil review
The Greeks considered it a sacred plant, a symbol of courage, strength and peace: those who caused damage or uprooted it were even sent into exile.
Ogliarola Barese Olive Variety
Ogliarola is one of the most widespread cultivars for pressing in southern Italy, particularly present in Puglia and Basilicata but not only. Each micro-territory has its own variety of Ogliarola planted depending on the characteristics of the soil, the climate and the age of the olive grove. Therefore each Ogliarola expresses different distinctive nuances, so that over time specific names have developed that could identify the exact origin. One of the best olive oil puglia
Sensory Profile Characteristic Of The Ogliarola Barese Olive Variety.
Golden yellow colour with light greenish reflections, quite viscous. On the nose it is very pleasant, medium intensity of fruity scents with a characteristic almond hint.
Generally speaking, this monocultivar oil is medium fruity, therefore less intense than the another extra virgin olive oil puglia Coratina. On the whole, it is harmonious, elegant with its own character that manages to combine aroma and body, able to balance various components, none of which ever prevails over the others.
A very ancient olive tree from which a very modern extra virgin olive oil puglia is obtained.
Extra virgin olive oil Puglia perfectly embraces the taste of the vast majority of consumers who look for quality products able to support most dishes without ever appearing too overwhealming.
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