Albereto Olio Extravergine di Oliva Toscano I.g.p.
A small section of the olive groves, those at Podere Albereto, is dedicated to the production of this very special oil.
Only a limited quantity is bottled. It has a deep emerald green hue.
Cultivation: Badia a Coltibuono cultivates about 18 hectars of olive trees (a total of 7200 plants). The groves are located between 450 and 500 meters asl below the badia overlooking the Arno Valley.
The varieties are Frantoio, Leccino, Leccio del Corno, Pendolino e Maurino.
The cultivation has been 100% Organic, and certified since 1994. The olives are brought to the olive mill the same day of the harvest. Pressing and extraction are very careful, with temperatures that are kept below 28° C, with continuos extraction process. The oil is then naturally decanted and bottled without filtration.
Albereto is a blend of Leccio del Corno and Frantoio
Annual production in bottles: 6.500 bt.
Serving Suggestions: Use to dress salads, or use for pinzimonio. Drizzle over carpaccio, or garnish soups and salads.
The 2018 growing season was an excellent one for our olive groves. Even though we had some frost damage in February that affected the Frantoio variety the yields were quite abundant on the plants that were not touched. The quality was outstanding, the oils are well-balanced and elegant but quite assertive.
The olives are brought to be milled twice a day to ensure maximum freshness to our Organic Extra-Virgin Olive oil.
Period of harvest: 17th October – 28th November 2018
Badia a Coltibuono Albereto Organic Extra Virgini Olive Oil – Toscano Protected Geographical Indication
The colour of the Extra Virgin Olive Oil “Albereto” is of an intense green emerald. Introduces an intense grassy perfume with notes of asparagus and aromatic grasses what dragoncello and sage. The taste is intense and definite with a characteristic aftertaste that remembers the vegetables perceived by the nose.