Pesto

Flavoured Extra Virgin Olive oil

Characteristics:

Pesto Extra Virgin Olive Oil is particularly indicated as dressing for pasta dishes, tomato salads, vegetable soups, omelettes and pies. Use only a few drops on your prepared dishes to obtain a full flavour.

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What determines the quality of an oil?

The quality of the oil is determined by a set of factors that throughout the process, from the selection of the olives at the right stage of ripeness, the type of extraction to the method of oil storage, all contribute to oil...

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...

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...

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