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Fonte di Foiano Sampler Gift Set 2016 (4 bottles)

SKU FOI-042
Fonte di Foiano Sampler Gift Set 2016 (4 bottles) FOI-045

Fonte di Foiano Sampler Gift Set 2016 (4 bottles)

SKU FOI-042
Your Price $54.95
  • Bottle Size:4 x 100 ml
  • Certification:IGP Toscano; Flos Olei Farm of the Year
  • Harvest: 2016
  • Region:Tuscany
  • Rating: 98
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For the discerning extra virgin olive oil fanatic, this is a set of four award-winning olive oils from Fonte di Foiano.

Flos Olei 2017 The Farm of the Year

Flos Olei 2017 (97/100)

The notable oils are: Grand Cru, 1979, Riflessi, and IGP Toscano. All were harvested and crushed in Fall 2016.

The Grand Cru Selection is produced with the best varieties of the olive-grove, hand picked in very early harvest. Intensely herbaceous and fruity, with notes of green tomato and artichoke. Intensely hot and bitter. Best for raw use--as a finishing oil. 2017: New York, Best of Class. Very low acidity, 0.28%, with the polyphenols at an outstandingly high 1096mg/kg. 

1979 is intensely fruity with notes of grass, artichoke, and tomato leaf. It is both bitter and spicy with a very long, persistent finish. Excellent profile. Polyphenol level, 879. 2017: Domina Gold Medal

The Riflessi Selection is produced with the best variets of the olive grove, hand-picked Maurino and Pendolino olives of the early harvest. Very aromatice, and lightly to moderately fruity, with notes of tomato and aromatic grass. Mild spice and bitterness. 

IGP Toscano: From the area of Castagneto Carducci –in Bolgheri, Tuscany, Fonte di Foiano's blend is composed of Frantoio, Moriaolo, and Leccino olives, harvested in November. Medium fruity with notes of grass and artichokes.  Polyphenols: 926 mg/kg.

Perfectly packed in a gorgeous blue box making it an ideal gift. 

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