Villa Manodori Taggiasca Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Italy

Liguria, Italy

100% Taggiasca olives

Harvest 2016 / Release 2017

Golden - yellow color with delicate flavor of almonds and ripe fruit. Sweet and rounded finish.

Available in: 250 ML

$38.00

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Villa Manodori extra virgin olive oil is made from 100% Taggiasca olives from a sunny hillside in Western Liguria. With a distinctive golden yellow color, this elegant nectar has a delicate flavor with undertones of almonds and ripe fruit. It is fluid and sweet on the palate, and rounded and rich in the mouth. It is a perfect choice for the preparation of seafood, risotto, steamed or raw vegetables, marinades and dressings. Live the tradition.

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.