2015 De Carlo Tenuta Torre di Mossa 500ml Extra Virgin Olive Oil
FRUITINESS: Bold BITTERNESS: Bold PUNGENCY: Bold
Produced by the famous De Carlo family mentioned in Tom Mueller's "Extra Virginity", this delicious extra virgin olive oil scored a 98/100 in this year's Flos Olei guide. Its aroma is definite and elegant, rich in notes of artichoke, thistle and chicory. Also there are hints of mint, rosemary and sage. The taste is of vegetal flavours of broad beans and lettuce, with distinct black pepper and almond. Its bitterness is powerful and pungency is quite distinct.
USES: It is well suite for bluefish, octopus carpaccio, barbecued porcini mushrooms, lentil dishes, pasta with meat sauce, grilled tuna, pan-seared game birds or animals and hard mature cheeses.