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Frantoio Franci Delicate Maurino 100ML Sample

Tuscany, Italy
Regular price $7.50 Unit price per
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Produced by Frantoio Franci

Made excusively from handpicked Maurino olives from Frantoio Franci in Tuscany, this extra virgin olive oil captivates with a light fruity fragrance and delicate notes of fresh vegetables.

Extra Virgin 3.38 fl oz (100ml)

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: Maurino

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

Acidity (%): 0.14

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 2023

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

  • Salads
  • Cheeses
  • Fish
  • Pizza

Aromas

  • Tomato Vine
  • Artichoke

Tasting Notes

  • Artichoke
  • Tomato
Description

Exclusively crushed from 100% Maurino olives, this extra virgin olive oil from Frantoio Franci presents a light fruity fragrance with delicate notes of fresh vegetables reminiscent of tomato leaf and artichoke heart. The taste profile is characterized by a fresh vegetable flavor, complemented by mild yet persistent bitterness and spiciness. Pair this exquisite oil with raw salads (Caprese in particular), fresh cheeses, medium-flavored fish, and pizza.

Awards
  • 2023
    MOOOIC Gold
  • 2023
    Extravoglio Guide Bronze
The Producer
MADE FOR YOU BY

Frantoio Franci

Founded in 1958, Frantoio Franci is located in Montenero d'Orcia, a small hilltop town on the slopes of the Amiata Mountains overlooking the splendid valley of the River Orcia. In that year the brothers Franco and Fernando Franci purchased the famous Villa Magra olive grove, proceeding to transform the old barn into an oil mill where they continue to produce some of the most outstanding oils in Tuscany today.

Winning prestigious awards year after year from the likes of the Slow Food Guide, Flos Olei, and the Maestri Oleari, the most prestigious international olive oil competition, Frantoio Franci continues to honor their commitment to producing true, genuine quality extra virgin olive oils without compromise.

Recent International Awards

Awarded by accredited organizations.

  • 2023
    MOOOIC Gold
  • 2023
    Extravoglio Guide Bronze
MADE FOR YOU BY

Frantoio Franci

Founded in 1958, Frantoio Franci is located in Montenero d'Orcia, a small hilltop town on the slopes of the Amiata Mountains overlooking the splendid valley of the River Orcia. In that year the brothers Franco and Fernando Franci purchased the famous Villa Magra olive grove, proceeding to transform the old barn into an oil mill where they continue to produce some of the most outstanding oils in Tuscany today.

Winning prestigious awards year after year from the likes of the Slow Food Guide, Flos Olei, and the Maestri Oleari, the most prestigious international olive oil competition, Frantoio Franci continues to honor their commitment to producing true, genuine quality extra virgin olive oils without compromise.