Laudemio Frescobaldi Extra Virgin Olive Oil 500 ML
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2021 Harvest Notes
Laudemio Frescobaldi 2021 is remarkably elegant and well balanced. First, fresh aromas of green olives, mown grass, and artichoke. Then, the taste is very harmonious with a round flavor of green almond. It is very clean and has an outstanding herbal bitterness on the palate with a very long-lasting, pleasant spiciness.
Gambero Rosso 2022
Corona Maestro d'olio
Gold Medal, Medium Intensity
New York International Competition 2022
Gold Medal, Medium Intensity
Los Angeles International Competition 2022
International Olive Oil Contest 2022
Rolando raves: “The perfect finishing oil; think of it as your Tuscan ketchup! This gorgeous bottle takes centerstage at your dinner table when serving grilled grass-fed steaks. Pour generously over any winter green such as kale, chard, and beet greens. Elegantly swirl over steamed romanesco broccoli, creamy cannellini beans, and chickpeas. Enjoy the explosion of flavors when simply using as a dip in pinzimonio (raw vegetable crudités).”
Over 30 Emerald Green Harvests
Frescobaldi’s Laudemio continues to be a true testament to its lineage. It is crafted from the purest cold-pressing of perfectly whole Frantoio, Moraiolo, and Leccino olives from the family’s property in the hills surrounding Florence. Frescobaldi selects only the finest extra virgin olive oil to become Laudemio.
In 1989, the first bottling of Laudemio was made according to a new code of laws (similar to those set forth for winemaking) that governed and improved olive oil production in central Tuscany. It is crafted from the purest cold-pressing of perfectly whole Frantoio, Moraiolo, and Leccino olives from the Frescobaldi family’s property in the hills surrounding Florence. Frescobaldi selects only the finest extra virgin olive oil to become Laudemio—a quintessential finishing oil that should be the centerpiece of every dinner table. Olive cultivars: Frantoio, Moraiolo, and Leccino
The Frescobaldi family had the vision to create the Laudemio Consortium in 1989 after a devastating frost. Applying to olives their experience gained from centuries of grape growing, they helped develop a new level of extra virgin olive oil production by emphasizing the concept of terroir.
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