Delicato

extra virgin with a delicate taste

Characteristics:

It is the equivalent of "Il Poggiolo" in Italy. It is a very particular Extra Virgin olive oil, born from nearly fully ripe olives.

 

Serving suggestions

For its soft, light and delicate taste, it is suitable for any culinary preparation, cooked or raw; ideal complement to more delicate food.

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How do you recognise a quality Extra Virgin oil?

An excessively low price should alert the conscious consumer. A quality oil is characterised by the intense taste of olives, together with more or less intense bitter and spicy sensations, that testify to the olive's fresh...

The oil is reddish in colour. What does this mean?

It indicates that the product has deteriorated. This is due to chlorophyll degradation which is naturally present in extra virgin olive oil. The prevalent "reddish" colour is the beta-carotene, found naturally in the oil. This...

Where (country) does the oil originate? And where do the...

All Monini oil labels, indicate the country of origin with the word "Made from 100% Italian oils," or "made from EU community oils." The law states that the origin of olives and oil must be specified on the product's label. In...

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