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Full of health benefits, our IGP olive oil Toscana from Maremma Tuscany.
We bring you our 2023 harvest IGP Extra Virgin Olive Oil Toscana.
At the heart of Maremma Tuscany lies a treasure concealed within Tenuta Le Mandorlaie’s ancient olive groves – the liquid gold known as IGP (Indication of Geographic Protection) extra virgin olive oil. Far beyond a mere kitchen companion, this elixir encapsulates the very soul of the region, embodying an unwavering dedication to excellence and the timeless traditions of olive cultivation. Join us on a sensory escapade through the olive-scented vistas of Maremma Tuscany as we unravel the enchanting allure woven into Tenuta Le Mandorlaie’s IGP extra virgin olive oil.
IGP extra virgin olive oil stands as a testament to the pinnacle of olive oil craftsmanship, seamlessly marrying meticulous artistry with the unique fingerprint of terroir. The IGP label acts as a geographical insignia, ensuring that the olives used are sourced exclusively from a region distinguished for its unparalleled environmental conditions, soil composition, and age-old cultivation methods.
The “extra virgin” designation serves as a pledge to purity, denoting that the oil undergoes mechanical extraction from olives, devoid of heat or chemicals. This delicate process preserves the oil’s inherent flavors, aromas, and nutritional richness. With an acidity level meticulously maintained below 0.8%, IGP extra virgin olive oil elevates the tasting experience to one of refinement and authenticity.
Immersed in undulating hills, sun-drenched vineyards, and ancient olive groves, Maremma Tuscany unfolds as a sensory banquet. Positioned between the Tyrrhenian Sea and the gentle Tuscan slopes, this region provides an idyllic canvas for cultivating olive trees. A warm Mediterranean climate, well-drained soils, and an abundance of indigenous olive varieties converge to create an optimal environment for crafting exceptional extra virgin olive oil.
The venerable olive trees of Maremma Tuscany stand as silent witnesses to centuries of history, and their fruits encapsulate the very essence of the region. Here, the tradition of olive cultivation dances in harmony with the rhythms of nature, imparting distinctive flavors and characteristics to the oil that emerges from this sun-soaked landscape.
At the heart of Maremma Tuscany, Tenuta Le Mandorlaie emerges as a haven of organic farming excellence and the birthplace of unparalleled IGP extra virgin olive oil. More than a mere producer, this estate assumes the role of a custodian, preserving environmental integrity through sustainable agricultural practices.
Tenuta Le Mandorlaie’s commitment to organic farming extends beyond a quest for purity; it is a holistic philosophy acknowledging the symbiotic relationship between the land, olive trees, and the final product. The estate champions a mindful approach, shunning synthetic pesticides and fertilizers, nurturing both the soil and olives with equal devotion.
The journey of IGP extra virgin olive oil from Tenuta Le Mandorlaie unfolds as a testament to the estate’s unwavering commitment to excellence and veneration for tradition. Harvesting, a delicate ballet of timing and expertise, ensures that only the most superior olives are chosen for extraction. These olives, plucked at the zenith of ripeness, carry the quintessence of Maremma Tuscany within their essence.
The extraction process at Tenuta Le Mandorlaie weaves a narrative that seamlessly melds tradition with modernity. Cold pressing, a method eschewing heat or chemicals, is employed to safeguard the oil’s complete flavor spectrum. This meticulous process transforms IGP extra virgin olive oil into more than a regional product; it becomes a liquid distillation of the Tuscan sun, the sea breeze, and the historical tapestry woven into the estate’s olive groves.
The IGP certification adorning Tenuta Le Mandorlaie’s extra virgin olive oil transcends the realm of a mere label; it is a bona fide assurance of authenticity and quality. Rigorous testing, encompassing chemical analysis and sensory evaluation, ensures that the oil not only meets but exceeds the stringent criteria set by regulatory bodies.
The IGP label serves as a solemn pledge to consumers that the olives fueling this extra virgin olive oil hail exclusively from the Maremma Tuscany region. It symbolizes an acknowledgment of the unique terroir, the estate’s craftsmanship, and the authenticity ingrained in every bottle of Tenuta Le Mandorlaie’s IGP extra virgin olive oil.
In the olive-scented expanses of Maremma Tuscany, where the olive tree embodies endurance and tradition, the IGP designation emerges as a custodian of cultural heritage. Tenuta Le Mandorlaie’s olive groves, many with centuries-old legacies, stand as living monuments to the rich agricultural history of the region.
The IGP certification assumes the role of a guardian, ensuring the preservation of time-honored farming practices passed down through generations. It safeguards the expertise of olive farmers, the cultivation methods, and the unwavering commitment to sustainability that defines the cultural identity of Maremma Tuscany.
The distinct taste profile of IGP extra virgin olive oil from Tenuta Le Mandorlaie unravels the intricacies of Maremma Tuscany’s terroir. Robust and fruity notes, a harmonious bitterness, and a subtle peppery finish compose a sensory journey through sun-drenched landscapes, cooled by the gentle sea breeze, and nurtured by the very soil cradling the estate’s olive trees.
In the culinary realm, Tenuta Le Mandorlaie’s IGP extra virgin olive oil transcends its role as a mere ingredient; it transforms into a culinary companion, enhancing dishes with its complexity. Whether drizzled over fresh salads, amplifying the flavors of grilled vegetables, or providing a finishing touch to bruschetta, the oil imparts an unmistakable touch of Tuscany to every gastronomic creation.
IGP extra virgin olive oil from Tenuta Le Mandorlaie is not just a condiment; it stands as a liquid testament to Maremma Tuscany’s terroir, traditions, and commitment to sustainable farming. Each drop encapsulates the very essence of the region – a chronicle of the land’s history, the unwavering commitment of farmers, and the authenticity that defines this Tuscan jewel.
As one savors the richness of this golden elixir, they embark on a journey through the olive-scented landscapes of Maremma Tuscany. In each bottle of IGP extra virgin olive oil from Tenuta Le Mandorlaie, one tastes not just the history of the land but also the devotion of the farmers and the authenticity that characterizes this Tuscan gem. It’s more than just oil; it’s a liquid ode to the beauty and abundance of Maremma Tuscany, inviting all to savor the nectar of the Tuscan sun.
|20 × 20 × 25 cm
Hand picked normally in early to late october
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