SICILIAN OLIVE OIL 2019 HARVEST — spicy and peppery, with an almond finish — perfect for drizzling over meats or as a base for pasta sauce — barrel bottled by Olive Oil Jones — One liter bottle
Sicilian Olive Oil One liter glass bottle Olive Oil Jones
Olive Oil Jones imports huge barrels of living, breathing, geographically specific olive oils that are fresh, exuberant and billowing with fragrance and flavor. None of their olive oil is put into a bottle until a customer orders it.
Olive Oil Jones' olive oils are all unfiltered. They are strictly early harvest olive oils, derived from olives that were green, and gently harvested then mulched and centrifuged within hours of their harvest.
The fragrance of this Sicilian olive oil is of herbs and cut grass and it tastes almondy and extremely peppery. It is perfect for drizzling on grilled heritage meats, yet not too bold for fish and seafood and certainly perfect for salads, vinaigrettes, soups, and couscous!
The slight bitterness and the peppery spiciness of Olive Oil Jones' olive oils are due to the early-harvest phenols, measurable levels of which are super-high at this early stage of an olive’s ripeness.
Our brilliant Sicilian olive oil from the great Manfredi Barbera is a tri-cultivar — nocellara, vibrant, lusty, robust, grassy, herby, spicy, peppery; biancolilla for its gentle fragrances, pepperiness, all-important incipient bitterness and whiffs of citrus; cerasuolo for its new-mown hay and olive-y intensity. The olives are from groves at 600 meters, obviating all chemicals used for flies. There are none at this height! The trees are on the slopes of Monte Sicani near the villages Lucca Sicula, Villafrance Siculla and Burgio.