This Tuscan varietal flourishes in the Chilean regions. Maintaining the characteristic medium bitterness and intense spice with long persistence that is so sought after in excellent olive oils. Complimented by floral hints and a fragrant olive fruit aroma. Throw out the butter and step your game up a notch. Presents notes of almond and slight sweetness. Aroma of freshly cut grass with fruity overlays.
Drizzle over polenta, popcorn, pasta, pizza. Makes a great butter replacement too.
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.