Organic extra virgin olive oil from Romano Vincenzo’s oil mill on Mount Etna. Made strictly according to the organic farming regime from Nocellara dell’Etna and Nocellara del Belice olive varieties grown at altitudes from 500 to 800 m on the slopes of the volcano. It is a fine greenish oil having a medium fruity aroma with hints of grass, the taste is decisive and persistent bitter and spicy.
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|Classification||Extra virgin Olive Oil Bio|
|Bouquet||Medium fruity with a hint of grass.|
|Taste||Decisive and persistent bitter and spicy|
|Pairs with||It is appreciated raw, on roasted red meat and legumes|
|Olive type||Nocellara dell’Etna and Nocellara del Belice|
|Harvesting method||By hand with the help of combs and collection nets.|
|Extraction method||Continuous integral cold pressing within 8 hours after harvesting|
The Romano family took over their first oil mill in Bronte on the western side of Etna in 1959. Thanks to a strong passion for oil, today's management, now in its third generation, represents a leading reality in the Sicilian artisanal oil sector. With a strong propensity for innovation and a precise production philosophy they promote the most suitable olive growing areas between the slopes of Etna and the Simeto valley, and favoring the finest native varieties and the national varieties best adapted to the territory, enhancing raw materials with a careful selection of olives and constant care of the work in the mill, in the phases of extraction, storage and bottling. These are the elements at the base of the long and exciting journey undertaken by the Romano family towards quality in order to produce oils worthy of representing the best Sicilian olive oil culture.