Extra Virgin Olive Oil Ceramic ‘Fiala’ 600ml

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Extra virgin olive oil from Vlachioti Laconia.

SIZE: 600ml

AREA OF PRODUCTION: Vlachioti Laconia

TYPE: Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Extra virgin olive oil is the highest quality category of olive oil that one can consume. By definition it must have free fatty acid level below 0,8%, zero organoleptic defects and a fruity flavor. For better quality, it must be derived by cold extraction in temperature below 27oC.
VARIETY: Koroneiki
The “Queen” of olives. Produces a high quality, full-bodied olive oil reach in aromatic notes. Koroneiki is the most common variety used for olive oil production in Greece (60% of the olive oil production). Mostly cultivated in the south Peloponnese and Crete. Is rich in nutritional value, beneficial phenolic compounds (bitter & spicy aftertaste) and characteristic aromas of freshly-cut grass, tomato, artichoke & almond. Well balanced and excellent to pair it with almost any food and cooking application.
ACIDITY: 0,26
Acidity is one of the quality parameters set by IOC for extra virgin olive oil. By definition EVOO it must have free fatty acid level below 0,8%. This value is always determined by a chemical laboratory and cannot be detected by sensory analysis (you cannot taste it).
AROMAS
: Intense fruity aroma with notes of freshly cut grass, tomato, artichoke and herbs. Medium bitter and spicy aftertaste.
HARVEST: Fall 2020
As any fresh and very sensitive to oxidation product, olive oil must be consumed within 18 months from the harvest time, for enjoying all its aromas, flavors and health benefits. In the Northern Hemisphere where Greece is, the harvest is taking place from October to January.
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Description

Fiala extra virgin olive oil is produced from Koroneiki variety from the family olive groves in the Laconian land from early harvested olives. The process takes place within 6 hours from the harvest at a maximum temperature of 25 oC (cold extraction). The ideal conditions of cultivation, production and packaging ensure the high quality and nutritional value of the product. Rich in phenolic compounds, with an intense fruity aroma reminiscent to freshly cut grass, artichoke, tomato and herbs and with a medium bitter and spicy aftertaste, it is ideal to accompany almost any culinary creation. The unique handmade ceramic bottle is inspired by Flaskia, the dried pumpkin with which was used during the old times from people to carry water and olive oil.

CHARACTERISTICS

Type : monovarietal- Koroneiki
Intensity : medium
Origin : Vlachioti Laconia, Greece
Packaging Type : glass
Net Weight : 600ml

Meet the Producer

The Mpepi and Cheliotis family have a long tradition and experience in the production of olive oil in the area of Laconia in the Peloponnese. They harvest and process the olive fruits with great care & respect in their own olive oil mill (ISO 22000: 2005). They pack under the most ideal conditions and offer to the consumer this valuable olive juice with low acidity, complex organoleptic profile and unique taste.

Pairs Best With

Salads with tomato, leafy green salads, raw vegetables, boiled/steamed vegetables, white and red meat stews, BBQ grilled & roast meat dishes (veal, lamb, pork, chicken, etc), fish soup & fish ceviche, pasta, pizza, risottos, semi-hard and smoked cheeses, legumes, soups, tomato sauce, chocolate desserts. Ideal also for cooking, hallow, deep-frying, stir-frying or sautéing.

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