Extra virgin olive oil
Villa Guardatoia extra-virgin olive oil is obtained from 680 assorted Frantoio, Moraiolo, Leccino and Pendolino varieties of olive trees. They are cultivated using the procedures for integrated pest management and are first hand-picked, then immediately cold-pressed, and follow the continuous extraction method.
For the third consecutive year, the "Villa Guardatoia” oil has entered the "Guide to Extravirgin olive oils" made by Slow Food. This guide make a choice and a review of the best Italian extravirgin olive oils, giving all relevant information and making also a very accurate sensory description.
Villa Guardatoia oil is immediately appreciated for its green tone and light golden reflections, together with the characteristic, misty aspect, which is typical of non-filtered olive oil. The oil has an intense and balanced aroma.
To best appreciate Villa Guardatoia extra-virgin olive oil, it’s worth tasting it naturally (“a crudo”) as dressing for plain salads, dips for seasonal vegetables or poured on a tasty “Bruschetta” (slice of toasted Tuscan bred). Used with other dishes, such as polenta, bread and vegetable soups, just simply add a few drops to make them instantly more savoury and tasty.