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  • 46° Parallelo Casaliva 100ML Sample
  • 46° Parallelo Casaliva 100ML Sample
  • 46° Parallelo Casaliva 100ML Sample

46° Parallelo Casaliva 100ML Sample

Trentino Alto-Adige, Italy
Regular price $6.65 Unit price per
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Produced by Agraria Riva del Garda

Pressed from 100% Casaliva olives near Lake Garda.

  • Extra Virgin 100ml (3.38 oz)

    Extra virgin olive oil is the highest quality olive oil. By definition it must have some fruity flavor, zero defects, free fatty acid level below 0.8%, and be derived by cold extraction below 27°C ~ 80°F.

  • Varietals: Casaliva

    There are hundreds of olive tree varieties, each with its own distinct taste and aromas.

  • Polyphenols (mk/kg): 399mg

    Polyphenols are antioxidant micronutrients found in plant-based foods. The phenolic concentration in olive oil depends on variables like the variety, ripeness at harvest, extraction methods, etc. Visit our Health Benefits page to learn more.

  • Acidity: 0.13%

    Acidity is one of the quality parameters set by the IOC for extra virgin olive oil. By definition extra virgin olive oil must have a free fatty acid level below 0.8%. Acidity CANNOT be detected by sensory analysis. This value is always determined by a laboratory.

  • Harvest Date: Fall 2020

    As a fresh food product, properly stored olive oil should be consumed within 2 years from the time of harvest for best flavor. Harvest runs from October through January in Northern Hemisphere regions, and from April through July in Southern Hemisphere regions.

Pairs Well With

  • Carpaccio
  • Pasta
  • Cured Meats
  • Aged Cheese
  • Grilled Breads
  • Pizza

Aromas

  • Green Herbs
  • Mint
  • Grass

Tasting Notes

  • Almonds
Description

A single varietal oil from the northern Italian region of Trentino Alto-Adige produced exclusively from local high quality, early-harvest Casaliva olives. Picked early in the olive season, the oil produced from these olives has a high concentration of polyphenols, among them a recently discovered molecule called oleocantale, noted for its anti-inflammatory properties. Olive oil pressed from Casaliva olives is enjoyed for its well-balanced, vegetal flavor with pronounced herbaceous notes of mint and rosemary with a distinct black pepper and almond finish.

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Awards
  • 2019
    Monocultivar Olive Oil Gold
  • 2019
    Slow Food Best In Class
The Producer
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Agraria Riva del Garda

The Riva del Garda Agraria was founded by royal decree in 1926 with the general purpose of promoting and supporting agriculture in the Garda Trentino area in Northern Italy. The local territory comprises the upper Lake Garda area, which is actually the most southern part of the Alpine region of Trentino-Alto Adige, and is a paradise which has remained largely undisturbed from outside influences.

The upper Lake Garda area lies just below the 46th parallel and is an area with a mild climate protected by the Dolomite Mountains to the north and the warming effects of Lake Garda to the south. The lower Sarca Valley is one large garden, and those who cultivate it remain entranced by this fertile land with its abundant vineyards and lush olive groves in a peaceful, verdant and uncontaminated setting. It is easy to see why the Riva del Garda Agraria can rightfully boast of the high quality of the local products, which come from the earth, care and ancient traditions of the area.

Recent International Awards

Awarded by accredited organizations.

  • 2019
    Monocultivar Olive Oil Gold
  • 2019
    Slow Food Best In Class
MADE FOR YOU BY

Agraria Riva del Garda

The Riva del Garda Agraria was founded by royal decree in 1926 with the general purpose of promoting and supporting agriculture in the Garda Trentino area in Northern Italy. The local territory comprises the upper Lake Garda area, which is actually the most southern part of the Alpine region of Trentino-Alto Adige, and is a paradise which has remained largely undisturbed from outside influences.

The upper Lake Garda area lies just below the 46th parallel and is an area with a mild climate protected by the Dolomite Mountains to the north and the warming effects of Lake Garda to the south. The lower Sarca Valley is one large garden, and those who cultivate it remain entranced by this fertile land with its abundant vineyards and lush olive groves in a peaceful, verdant and uncontaminated setting. It is easy to see why the Riva del Garda Agraria can rightfully boast of the high quality of the local products, which come from the earth, care and ancient traditions of the area.