This exceptional Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the ultimate expression of the "terroir" of Fonterutoli. A continuing commitment and dedication to the olive grove, combined with hand-picking and pressing within 2 hours in our own mill, contribute to the unique personality and subtle nuances of this "cru".
Appellation: Chianti Classico DOP Estate location: Loc. Fonterutoli - Commune of Castellina in Chianti (SI) Olive varietals: 50% Moraiolo, 50% Leccino Altitude: 300 - 490 m (984 - 1,610 ft) a.s.l. Pruning system: Vase Harvest: Hand picked from the beginning of November to the end of November Crushing: Continuous within 2 hours from the picking in the company olive knife crusher and in total oxygen absence Extraction: Centrifuge at 23° C through decanter Storage: In stainless steel tanks, temperature 15 - 18° C and under inert gas Acidity: 0,17% Polyphenols: 630 mg/Kg Peroxides: 4,37 meqO2/Kg Preservation: Away from the light, temperature 12 - 20° C and 70 - 80% humidity Consumption suggestions: Within 18 months from the date of bottling Bottle: Screen printed dark bottle in individual box Formats: 250 ml Production: 3 Hl Key descriptors: Powerful, artichoke and thistle, very rich and persistent Food pairing: Crudités, grilled meats, BBQ, baked potatoes