This Casa Rinaldi Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Tuscany is IGT-protected, meaning everything—from its ingredients to every step of its creation, is made in Tuscany, and is subjected to rigorous quality checks.
The result is an olive oil of distinct excellence, with a color ranging from greenish to golden. It gives of aromas of fruit, with hints of almond and artichoke. On the palate, it’s complex, with a lingering finish of olive.
A very versatile ingredient, you can use your extra virgin olive oil to elevate a variety of dishes. Drizzle it over your salads, pastas, or vegetables. You can use if for salad dressing, or combine it with a few splashes of balsamic vinegar for a simple and classic bread dip.
Tuscany has been considered a classic Italian olive oil region, with olive tree cultivation in the area dating back to the Middle Ages. It only grew in repute through the centuries, leading to large scale production of olive oil beginning in the 15th century. Today, Tuscan olive oil is protected by the Consortium of Olio Toscano PGI, ensuring that quality in process and product.
Olive oil should be stored in a cool, dry, dark cupboard, away from the heat and light. Choose a spot in the kitchen that’s away from the oven. The best temperature for storing oil is from 13 to 21°C.