This DOP (Denomination of Protected Origin) certified “Valli Trapanesi” extra virgin olive oil is pressed from hand-picked olives, mostly of the native Cerasuola variety, giving it a slightly more intense flavor. This unfiltered oil is fruity and complex, with aromas of ripe tomato and banana with hints of black pepper, mint and basil. Its flavor is fruity and harmonious with a slight presence of bitterness and pungency and a sweet almond finish.
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The Oleificio Basirico olive oil company lies on the beautiful sloping plains of Mount Erice in Sicily where they apply the latest technology for their oil press and grinding equipment. The oil is extracted using a continuous extraction cycle made entirely of stainless steel. During the course of the day, the olives are picked by hand and briefly stored in well-ventilated containers and then cold pressed the same day. The freshly-extracted oil is then stored in stainless steel containers where the natural settling process is allowed to occur before being bottled resulting in an outstanding quality product.