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NOCELLARA DELL’ETNA

Grecale, which is extracted from one of the best known Sicilian autochthonous cultivars, Nocellara dell'Etna, is an oil with an intense green colour with golden reflection, a delicate fruity with a sweet, slightly spicy flavour and an artichoke aftertaste. It lends itself to a quite versatile use. To better appreciate its characteristics, it is recommended to consume it raw on bread, legumes, meat and fish.

CULTIVAR

Nocellara Etnea 100%.

PROCESSING TIMES

Within 12 hours from harvest.

EXTRACTION METHOD

Pressing after harvesting with a cold extraction system at 26 °/27°.

HARVESTING METHOD

Picked up by hand after the first blackish veraison.

HARVESTING PERIOD

First veraison in the second decade of November.

ORIGIN

Etna, north side.