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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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...

How is Extra virgin olive oil best stored?

As stated on the label, oil, any type of oil needs to be stored away from the light, preferably in the dark, in a cool area and must be "well sealed".

The appearance of the oil seems cloudy. What does it...

This is due to oil filtration, the choice of filtration is at the discretion of the packer, it is just a question of product appearance.The presence of cloudy oil in a bottle is not a fact that is in anyway detrimental to the...

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