Monocultivar Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1L

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The Taggiasca Monocultivar Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Roi is obtained exclusively with taggiasca olives that grow in Roi's olive groves near their mill in Badalucco, close to Imperia, in the northwestern region of Liguria. The olives are handpicked and stone-pressed the same day of the harvest to maintain a low acidity and best flavour. 

On the palate, it is sweet and delicate with fruity aromas and notes of almonds, dense and persistent, suitable to accompany any type of dish

Olive Varieties: 100% Taggiasca.

Pairing ideas: bread, seafood dishes, vegetables, egg pasta. Ideal to cook with.

Company History:

For five generations, the Boeri family - historically nicknamed 'Roi' - has dedicated itself to sharing the flavours of the Ligurian coast with extra virgin olive oil, pesto, and beyond.

The family's story began in 1890 when Giuseppe Boeri rented a communal olive oil mill in Badalucco in the Argentina Valley of Liguria to process local Taggiasca olives using the traditional stone press. After years of work, he was able to finally purchase the mill. Today Franco Boeri and his son Paolo continue the tradition in the same family mill with that same stone press. 

Roi's Taggiasca olive groves are on traditionally narrow terraces about 1,150 feet above sea level, the olive trees enjoy a mild climate surrounded by Mediterranean scrubs, chestnut trees, and wild herbs. Thanks to the sea breezes and fragrant herbs, the air in Badalucco is wonderfully aromatic.

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