P.D.O. Dauno Gargano

Extra Virgin Olive oil

Characteristics:

Extra Virgin Olive Oil produced exclusively from Ogliarola Gargano olives, harvested in the majestic and unmistakable olive groves and pressed in the areas of origin.

Its peculiar characteristics are such to merit the recognition of the EEC Protected Designation of Origin P.D.O.

Serving suggestions

The pleasant herbaceous and floral sensations combined with a sharp fresh almond after taste, slightly bitter and pungent, is suitable for all uses in its raw state, on vegetables, soups and on warm bread.

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The oil is bitter and spicy, "tingles the throat": what...

The bitter and spicy sensation, which can be more or less intense, forms part of all quality olive oil that derives from fresh olives that are immediately pressed. This characteristic in extra virgin olive oil is due to the...

What are "polyphenols"?

They are antioxidants typical of olives at the right stage of ripeness which, like vitamin E, bestow stability to extra virgin olive oil. They have a bitter and pungent taste which characterises the elevated quality of the...

Is "first pressed" oil the best?

Today, all oils undergo a "first and only" pressing. Many years ago, however, the olives did undergo a first, softer pressing, followed by a second one. But for decades, all the olives undergo a single pressing or extraction...

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