Olive Varietals: Frantoio, Moraiolo, Pendolino and Leccino
Region: Tuscany, Italy
Aroma: Sweet grass with hints of almond.
Flavor: Sweet butter with a subtle nuttiness and a mild, gentle heat in the finish. Mild to medium oil.
Uses: The delicate nature of this oil makes it ideal for baking. Elevate simple salads to something extraordinary—drizzle over a plate of citrus segments or sliced tomatoes topped with basil.
Harvest Date: November 2012
About the Producer: Filippo Bonacossi, son of the Count Uno and Countess Lisa Contini Bonacossi (owners of Tenuta di Capezzana), supervises the groves of 5 different olives grown on the estate in Tuscany, while the rest of the family handle the business of running a wine and olive oil estate. Tenuta di Capezzana is one of the premier wine and olive oil estates in all of Italy and a family operation whose product's stellar reputation we are proud to bring to you.