The flavor of this varietal is far more unique than most olive oils produced anywhere around the world. It is very distinctive due to it's rich, fruity flavors. It also has one of the biggest noses you'll ever experience with an olive oil. It has aromas that are floral in characteristic, sweet and fruity with tropical notes that really shine through. Tropical and fruity with mango, pineapple, apricot, peach flavors, and a touch of green herbaceouness. Great drizzled over veggies or paired with any fruity balsamic for a delightful vinaigrette.
Thanks to its status as a spotlight food in the Mediterranean diet, and thanks to extensive research on its unique phytonutrient composition, olive oil has become a legendary culinary oil with very difficult to match health benefits.
Polyphenols have been shown to function as both antioxidants and as anti-inflammatory nutrients in the body. The very number and variety of polyphenols in olive oil helps explain the unique health benefits of this culinary oil. Because of the high polyphenol levels, as little as 1-2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil per day have been shown to be associated with significant anti-inflammatory benefits.