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Affiorato Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2019

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Affiorato Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2019

Item # 71AFXR01L

Size: 33.8 FL OZ

Container: Tin

We are pleased to introduce you to our 2019 Affiorato, selected this year by Eric Verdier.

A unique blend of freshness and power that comprises its character. This perfectly balanced juice offers an unparalleled finesse in the mouth. It is the result of an early harvest, perfectly mastered and hand-picked for Oliviers & Co's quality requirements. This year, the genuine fresh olive juice reveals notes of fresh grass, artichoke, and green apple with a touch of green asparagus.

It is a very versatile olive oil that can be easily paired with tasty bread and it goes great on cooked vegetables, poultry and roasted meats, seafood dishes, salmon carpaccio, and especially mashed potatoes. Packaged in a beautiful olive green tin.

Pressed from 100% Nocellara de Belice olives – an indigenous and precious olive cultivar – can be considered as a symbol of the Sicilian tradition.

The 2019 Affiorato was harvested in the “Belice valley” in the heart of the Geraci family estate which, since four generations, passionately produces Sicilian olive oils of exceptional quality. The history of this family, full of passion and rigor, dates back to the 19th century and is linked to olive trees. The family tradition is for every new descendant an olive tree is planted. Massimiliano Geraci and his brother Lorenzo now manages the estate.

Affiorato: literally means "what comes to the surface", takes its name from an old manufacturing process used in Italy. The oil being lighter than water, it “showes" on the surface and the nectar obtained has the specificity of being fresh and delicate. Only three other producers in Italy still use this ancient technique today!

Producer: Lorenzo Geraci
Country: Italy
Region: Partanna, Trapani, Sicily
Date of Harvest: October 2018
Limited Edition: Less than 350 tins in the US
Olives: 100% Nocellara del Belice
Food Pairings: cooked vegetables, poultry and roasted meats, seafood dishes, salmon carpaccio, mashed potatoes, and of course, for bread dipping.
Notes of fresh herbs, green apple, artichoke ,all enhanced by a touch of fresh green asparagus.

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