LECCINO: A monovarietal extra virgin olive oil from Frantoio Pruneti pressed from 100% Leccino variety olives grown in the Chianti area of Tuscany. The delicate oil that comes from the Leccino olive is often covered in the Tuscan blends by varieties that are more bitter and spicy, thus providing a wonderful opportunity to taste the Leccino olive with all of its delicate but wonderful characteristics. Its notes are of fresh grass, parsley, chive, celery and green apple with a soft but persistent sensation of wild asparagus. This oil is not too aggressively bitter or spicy and has a simple white pepper finish.
FRANTOIO: A monovarietal extra virgin olive oil from Frantoio Pruneti pressed from 100% Frantoio variety olives grown in the Chianti area of Tuscany. Frantoio is the olive that is most perceivable in Tuscan variety blends with its typical bitter notes. This oil is intense with strong notes of artichoke, arugula, tomato leaves, mint and sage, finishing with notes of green pepper and rosemary. Recommended as a dipping oil for fresh bread or drizzled over bean soups, grilled vegetables and meats. Useful for dishes which require a strong, intense oil.
MORAIOLO: A monovarietal extra virgin olive oil from Frantoio Pruneti pressed from 100% Moraiolo variety olives grown in the Chianti area of Tuscany. This oil is intended to enhance the green, balsamic and very spicy notes that are typical of the Moraiolo variety. Strong notes of radish, almond, nuts, nutmeg, oregano and dried fig lead to a spicy, powerful black pepper finish. Recommended for cooked fish, white meat, grilled vegetables and drizzled over fresh, sweet cheeses. Most suitable for complex dishes, especially cheese-based.
VIUZZO DOP: An internationally acclaimed extra virgin olive oil from Frantoio Pruneti. This oil is an organic blend of the most typical monovarietals of Chianti Classico: Leccino, Moraiolo and Frantoio. An oil of strong intensity, yet balanced, with notes of artichoke, grass, radish, tomato leaves, green apple and fresh almond. It is lightly spicy on the tongue with a green pepper sensation and an unmistakable black pepper finish.
In the heart of Chianti Classico, a territory famous for its excellent agricultural cultivation of olive trees, the young brothers Pruneti, passionate about extra virgin olive oil from an early age, live as guardians of a family tradition handed down over four generations. The Pruneti family personally oversees all stages of production through to the final product, ensuring that their oils reach the highest levels of quality. Applying both ancient wisdom and new knowledge to their production process, Pruneti's extra virgin olive oil has earned its place as a true symbol of the land. Their company is consistently awarded by the editors of Marco Oreggia's Flos Olei guidebook and given the Top Farm ranking of 97/100 in 2014.