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  • Librandi Organic Frantoio 100ML Sample
  • Librandi Organic Frantoio 100ML Sample
  • Librandi Organic Frantoio 100ML Sample

Librandi Organic Frantoio 100ML Sample

Calabria, Italy
Regular price $6.65 Unit price per
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Produced by Tenute Librandi

This medium robust intensity organic extra virgin olive oil produced from green Frantoio olives has notable aromas of artichoke and floral. Gold award winner in 2020 from Biol. Try pairing with leafy green salads and garden salads.

  • Organic Extra Virgin 100ml (3.38 oz)

    Certified organic olive oils use organically grown olives and meet organic production standards for their region. 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: Frantoio

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

  • Intensity: Medium Robust

    Intensity correlates to the amount of bitterness and/or pungency experienced when consuming an extra virgin olive oil. An olive oil with little bitterness that creates little to no sensation in the back of the throat is considered mild. A very bitter olive oil that causes a slight burning or spicy sensation in the mouth and throat is robust. We rate intensity between 5 values: Mild, Medium, Medium Robust, Robust and Extreme.

  • Polyphenols (mg/kg): 455mg

    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: 0.15%

    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 2021

    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

  • Leafy Green Salads
  • Garden Salads
  • Fruit Salads
  • Raw Vegetables
  • Boiled/Steamed Veg
  • Broiled Fish

Aromas

  • Artichoke
  • Floral

Tasting Notes

  • Tomato Vine
  • Artichoke
Description

Cold-extracted from organically farmed Frantoio olives hand-picked on the Librandi estate in the province of Cosenza, Calabria. The aroma is intense with distinct hints of artichoke and cardoon. Its flavor is broad, strong and complex with hints of vegetables accompanied by a pleasant bitterness and spicy finish. Try this oil over fresh-picked garden vegetables, fish soups, beef carpaccio, pasta, game and aged cheeses.

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Awards
  • 2020
    Biol Gold
The Producer
MADE FOR YOU BY

Tenute Librandi

Located in Vaccarizzo Albanese in Cosenza, Calabria, the Librandi farm was founded in 1967 by Pasquale Librandi following a century-old familiar tradition of olive production. From a surface of 220 hectares, 153 are dedicated to the production of 27,000 olive trees of the Nocellara del Belice, Carolea and Frantoio varieties.

Applying only organic farming methods, the Librandi family harvests each cultivar separately from October to November, crushing them within just a few hours in their own mill. The experience and passion of Pasquale Librandi is carried on by his five children who instill the same passion of their father, while applying skillful knowledge and modern innovation to their products.

Recent International Awards

Awarded by accredited organizations.

  • 2020
    Biol Gold
MADE FOR YOU BY

Tenute Librandi

Located in Vaccarizzo Albanese in Cosenza, Calabria, the Librandi farm was founded in 1967 by Pasquale Librandi following a century-old familiar tradition of olive production. From a surface of 220 hectares, 153 are dedicated to the production of 27,000 olive trees of the Nocellara del Belice, Carolea and Frantoio varieties.

Applying only organic farming methods, the Librandi family harvests each cultivar separately from October to November, crushing them within just a few hours in their own mill. The experience and passion of Pasquale Librandi is carried on by his five children who instill the same passion of their father, while applying skillful knowledge and modern innovation to their products.