Villa Manodori Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Italy

Liguria, Italy

Blend of Mariaolo and Leccino olives

Harvest 2017 / Release 2018

Available in: 500 ML

$24.00

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Chef Massimo Bottura commissioned one of Italy's best Tuscan olive oil producers to create this all purpose oil he uses at his three-starred *** Michelin starred restaurant-- Osteria Francescana, in Modena, Italy. Produced from Mariaolo and Leccino olives, its taste is not overly strong, nor too mild, in other words, an everyday "gourmet.

The name Villa Manodori harks back to a 16th century estate located in Modena's countryside. Great feasts of
local game were often the custom at the Estensi Estate. Their renowned aceto balsamico was served as a digestive at the end of each meal. Chef Bottura takes great pride in Modenese culinary traditions and products. He has been commited over the past twelve years to restoring the Villa Manodori Acetaia to its noble past.

 

Villa Manodori is a collection in which Chef Massimo Bottura has applied his creative skills to the production of extra virgin olive oil, Essenziale, a collection of oils made from 100% natural plant oils combined with extra virgin olive oil, and an assortment of authentically-crafted balsamic vinegars. Made in the artisanal style and produced in limited quantities, these versatile condiments are enjoyed throughout the world.

 

In 2016, Chef Bottura's restaurant, Osteria Fracescana was named the number one restaurant at The World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards in New York CIty. Located in Modena, Italy, it is the first time ever that an Italian Restaurant has achieved this standing.