The best oil 2020 in Tuscany in 12 bottles to have
The fruit of the olive oil countryside in Tuscany, in our exclusive selection
The first player in the Mediterranean diet, recognized in 2010 as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, extra virgin olive oil is rich in quality and has many facets, the fruit of the 538 cultivars surveyed in Italy and the increasing expertise with which they are used.
Every year, coinciding with the explosion of autumn colours, the rite of olive grazing begins, in the oil mills as soon as they reopen the intoxicating scent of the first pressing is spread, and it is finally possible to see how favourable the climate has been up to that point.
But let's see how it went in Tuscany, listing our super selection that decrees the 11 oils to have but also to be found under the tree!
Fonte di Foiano - EVO Oil 1979
Oil mill, Moraiolo and Leccino
A vortex of bitter and spicy sensations pleasantly invades the palate, giving persistence and taste.
Franci - Villa Magra Grand Cru EVO Oil
100% Oil mill
Progressive mouth, great elegance and firm structure given by the perfect synergy of all taste components. Salmon tartar.
Fèlsina - Berardenga EVO Oil
Pendolino, Moraiolo, Raggiolo and Leccino
The aristocratic bearing exalts the distinct flavour sensations, with bitter and spicy traits, in a very long chilli pepper finish. Baccalà with puntarelle. (319)
Farm Ramerino - EVO Oil Mill
100% Oil mill
Direct, of good fluidity, lively with notes of green pepper and chilli, in a progressive bitter and spicy finish, slightly astringent.
Cesare and Cesara Buonamici - Tuscan EVO IGP Hills of Florence Oil
50% crusher and 50% moraiolo
Velvety sip of fruit, in a succession of harmonious sensations of bitter and spicy notes, marked but well dosed.
Marchesi Pancrazi - EVO Oil
40% Frantoio, 30% moraiolo, 20% leccino and 10% other varieties
Sweet entrance, explodes in the middle of the mouth with spicy and bitter sensations, in a slightly astringent finish with an unripe almond taste.
Dievole - EVO Chianti Classico DOP Tocca Stelle oil
Oil mill and Moraiolo
At first glance it is sweet and fine, the spicy and bitter notes alternate and balance each other in a tasty pepper finish.
Santa Téa Oil Mill - EVO Monocultivar Moraiolo Oil
Sweet entrance, enlivened by spicy and bitter sensations in a delicious finale with memories of Golden apples.
Anteata Frantoio - Piro EVO Oil
Olivastra Seggianese, Leccino, Moraiolo and Frantoio
Elegant and soft on the palate, it has good fluidity and body with hints of artichoke and slight spicy tones. Persistent in the relevant bitter sensations of medicinal herbs.
Fattoria di Bacchereto - Handmade EVO Terre Oil
Oil mill, Leccino, Moraiolo and Pendolino
The taste is soft and sweet, well supported by the right spiciness and bitter perception.
Pruneti - EVO Oil mill
100% Oil mill
Bright and direct fragrances with immediately herbaceous, fruity and floral tones accompany the round sip, developing intense bitter and spicy sensations in the centre of the mouth, followed by a slight astringency on the finish.
Colle di Bordocheo
Frantoio, Moraiolo e Maurino
A light, fruity caress envelops the nose with hints of artichoke and sweet almond, releasing pleasantly bitter and spicy notes on the palate.