P.D.O. Val di Mazara

Extra Virgin Olive oil

Characteristics:

Extra Virgin Olive Oil produced exclusively from olives harvested and pressed in Sicily, its area of origin. Prevalent varieties include Biancolilla, Nocellara del Belice and Cerasuola. Its unique characteristics are such to merit the recognition of the EEC Protected Designation of Origin P.D.O.

Serving suggestions

The intense velvety scent, with notes of green tomatoes, make this oil particularly suitable to dress (in its raw state) fish and vegetable side dishes.

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Why are some oils packaged in dark glass bottles and...

Direct or indirect sunlight, and even more common, light from light fixtures, is an enemy to the preservation of extra virgin olive oil, but also of wine and all other food products Monini uses dark glass bottles for its...

If the Minimum Term Storage stated on the label is about...

Yes, certainly! The Minimum Term of Storage (MTS) is the date by which the product, if stored properly, maintains its fragrance and quality. Unlike the "use by date", the MTS is supplemented by the words "best before ..."...

What is the smoking point?

It is the temperature at which the oil begins to smoke. This value depends on the oil's degree of acidity. All seed oils, but also olive oil (not extra virgin!) during refining are neutralised and have an acidity value of...

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