P.D.O. Umbria

Umbrian P.D.O. Oil

Characteristics:

Extra Virgin Olive Oil produced exclusively from olives harvested and pressed in Umbria, the prevailing varieties are Moraiolo, Frantoio and Leccino. Its unique characteristics are such to merit the recognition of the EEC Protected Designation of Origin P.D.O.

Serving suggestions

Its fine bouquet and woody notes of typical Umbrian oils make it suitable for use as a condiment, especially on game, grilled meats and in legume soups.

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Why does the MONINI "best before" on products indicate a...

Referring to use by dates for oil is a misnomer: The date printed on the label is a preferable "best before" date, if stored properly, the product keeps its quality intact, it is best to define it as Minimum Term Storage (MTS...

The oil has a rancid taste. What causes this?

Usually the rancid taste (resembling the taste of bad pork fat), is accompanied by reddish-orange tones in the colour of the oil. The appearance of such tones is a result of product storage: contact with direct sun light, even...

What is P.D.O. oil ?

A P.D.O. oil (Protected Designation of Origin) is oil produced in an area of limited and homogeneous production. The production area, the varieties of olives used, the method of producing them, the conditions of oil extraction...

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