Castello di Fonterutoli

Olio Extra Vergine di Oliva 'Castello di Fonterutoli'

Chianti Classico DOP

An outstanding extra virgin

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: Moraiolo 70%, Maurino 20%, Frantoio 10%
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: < 0,20%
Polyphenols: > 500 mg/Kg
Peroxides: < 4 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