Villa Magra dei Franci 2019

SKU FRA-093
Your Price $42.95
6 $38.65
  • Bottle Size:500 ml.
  • Harvest: 2019
  • Region:Tuscany
  • Rating: 96
  • PronunciationVIL-la MAH-gra day FRAN-chi
  • UPC8024077000048

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Los Angeles 2017 Gold Medal

NYIOOC 2020 Gold

Flos Olei 2020 (100/100); Hall of Fame, 20-Year Recognition

Sol d'Argento Intense Fruity Category, Sol d'Oro Northern Hemisphere, 2020

Gold Medal,  New York International Olive Oil Competition 2019

Flos Olei 2019: Farm of the Year (99/100)

Gambero Rosso Company of the Year 2019

Bibenda, 5 Gocce (March 2019)

Il Magnifico EQOO (Extra Quality Olive Oil) 3 Stars

Special Menzione, Medium Fruity, Sol d'Oro, February 2019 

 
Produced in the hills near Orcia and Montalcino from the varieties Frantoio "Correggiolo" (50%), Moraiolo (35%), Leccino (15%). This oil has the classic flavors of Tuscan olive oil--and it is regarded as the "Fruttato Intenso" selection from Frantoio Franci.

 

It is known for a strong aroma of artichokes and grass, and develops hints of almonds and citrus, before bringing in peppery and bitter flavors -- making it a truly remarkable oil. Along with the Gran Cru selection, these oils are among the best of Italian oils.

The olives are hand-picked in late October for this oil that is green with hints of gold. The fragrance is intensely fruity and elegant, with a strong aroma of green olive, pungent and grassy with hints of artichoke and cardoon, and even subtle elegant notes of roasted coffee. The flavors are best described as intensely fruity, fresh, grassy, pungent, and complex. It is harmoniously bitter and peppery, well-structured, with a fresh finish of spicy grass. It works well with full-flavored foods and also enhances simple preparations. Consider with soups, raw or prepared vegetables, boiled potatoes, pasta, and well-matured cheeses.

 

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