Food Notes & Tousim 05/12/2011

More than five hundreds old trees for olive oil Gianecchia

Ten kilometers from the Adriatic an extra virgin "Colline di Brindisi", which expresses the characteristics of the area thanks to the typical fruity of the Ogliarola cultivar

Family business that sees Ambrose Valentini play maker and the owner of this production of high quality.

The olive grove extends to the foot of the hills of Cisternino (BR) about 10 km from the Adriatic Sea near the port of Torre Canne. The territory for centuries in this area is devoted to olive and olive trees are centuries old company.

Gianecchia - Colline di Brindisi POD

Ogliarola at least 70%, Cellina di Nardo, Coratina, Frantoio, Leccino, Picholine, and other varieties throughout the area, alone or in combination, in the groves measuring up to 30%.

Intense yellow color with green hues, the nose is fresh with a fruity olive oil over medium-green mature minor. Notice is hereby notes and aromatic herbs, artichoke with a final sweet almond green. The palate is crisp but soft. It confirms the feelings herbaceous but with a prevalence almond aroma. In the end the spicy, not very powerful or persistent, prevails on bitter, barely perceptible.

Serving suggestions: excellent on vegetable soups, white meat, baby food

Produced and bottled by:
Azienda Agricola Ambrogio Valentini
Via Zona B. Contrada Nunzio 318
74015 Martina Franca (TA)

di Alberto Grimelli