Italy

Badia a Coltibuono Extra Virgin Olive Oil

The remarkable and historic Badia a Coltibuono estate has been producing exquisite Tuscan wine and olive oil since 1058. Badia a Coltibuono is the most consistent authentic extra virgin olive oil produced in Italy. The olives used to make Coltibuono are handpicked and harvested early in the season and the oil has one of the lowest acidity levels on the market. Golden in color with greenish reflections, this distinctive oil is light yet tasty, with an intense fruity bouquet. Acidity level, harvest and release dates are stated on the label.

  • 1L (34 Ounces)
  • 500ML (17 Ounces)
  • ?250ML (8.5 Ounces)
  • 1996 Award - Winner Outstanding Classic at the Fancy Food Show

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Our recipe: Bruschetta al Pomodoro (Toasted bread with chopped tomatoes)

  • The slight peppery sensation that can be noticed at the back of the palate and the slightly bitter aftertaste is typical of under ripe olives from Tuscany. This quality gives the oil a longer life.

  • A favorite of chefs, food critics and consumers, Coltibuono is one of the best tasting oils for dressing raw and cooked dishes. Pair with red wine vinegar for salads using a mixture of hearty and pungent greens, such as: red chicory or radicchio, romaine lettuce and arugula.

  • Produced using early harvest handpicked olives makes this oil richer in vitamins and nutritional elements such as antioxidants. The low acid levels also help create oil that resists oxidation permitting longer conservation.