Picked from the Moraiolo, Frantoio, and Leccino variety olives grown on the hills of Roviglieto and Scandolaro in Colli Assisi Spoleto. These carefully selected fruits give this typical Umbrian oil an intense lingering aroma of green olives and artichoke with a harmonious balance of pungent and peppery flavors. With its intriguing aroma, it is ideal for lentil or vegetable soups, tuna and swordfish carpaccio and enhances the taste of beef tagliata, barbecued lamb chops and vegetables au gratin. It is also the perfect oil for making an olive oil gelato and ice cream.
The area between Assisi and Spoleto in central Umbria, surrounded by majestic olive trees, has been the backdrop of the Viola family business since the 19th century. Here the Viola family has been cultivating olives and producing oil for generations. Today Marco Viola continues the family tradition and uses the most modern technologies. Aware of working in such a sensitive and vital sector as is the food industry, the company takes great care to develop and promote the principles of ethical conduct within their business as well as the environment, and to provide the best quality product to the consumer. Each oil is the result of a hard year's work which begins in the olive grove and ends in their oil mill. The cultivation, harvest and processing of the olives are carried out following the familyÛªs traditions, all of which contribute to make an oil for the discerning customer who is very selective and able to appreciate the oilÛªs aroma and taste, which are the flavors of Umbria.