Organic extra virgin olive oil P.D.O. Terra di Bari Bitonto Alce Nero is made from a blend of cultivars: Cima di Bitonto and Coratina, and only contains olives cultivated by our cooperatives located in the province of Bari, as specified by P.D.O. requirements.
Yellow-green in colour, it has a medium fruity aroma with fresh herb sensations along with subtle butter and piquant hints. It is an ideal oil for grain soups, meat dishes, grilled vegetables and bruschetta. The olives we use to produce extra virgin olive oil P.D.O. The Terra di Bari Bitonto variety is harvested by hand from October to January with the help of mechanical equipment, to minimise damage to the fruit. Once harvested, olives are sent to the press, where the production process begins, transforming the olives into oil by means of cold pressing.
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Alce Nero P.D.O. Terra di Bari Bitonto organic extra virgin olive oil is made from an exclusive blend of Cima di Bitonto and Coratina cultivars located in the province of Bari, as specified by P.D.O. requirements. Green with yellow reflections and with notes of fresh grass and almond, this is a powerful, full-bodied oil, ideal for legume soups, meat dishes, grilled vegetables and bruschetta.
Alce Nero P.D.O. Terra di Bari Bitonto organic extra virgin olive oil is rich in unsaturated fats. Replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats helps to maintain normal blood cholesterol levels. Oleic acid is an unsaturated fat.
The olives used to produce Alce Nero P.D.O. Terra di Bari Bitonto organic extra virgin olive oil come from roughly 40,000 age-old olive trees of the Ogliarola Barese cultivar (otherwise known as Cima di Bitonto) and the Coratina cultivar, grown exclusively in Puglia, between Bari and Bitonto. Farmland in Bari and Bitonto benefits from mild winters and hot summers as well as calcareous soil.
In accordance with organic farming regulations, no chemical treatments are used. Fertilisers are of organic origin, so there is no soil impoverishment or water table pollution.
The olives are harvested between October and January when they have reached the right level of ripeness. Mechanical tools are used to facilitate the harvesting.
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