This monocultivar extra virgin olive oil is produced in the picturesque Hyblean mountains of the Ragusa province in southern Sicily, where the groves sit on ancient terraces carved into the hillside. The Barbuto oil is made by cold pressing by mechanical means on the same day the hand picked famous 'Tonda Iblea' olive to create this monocultivar oil. The result is a sweet oil with a delicate fragrance of fresh tomato leaves with a hints of almonds that stimulates your sensory perceptions to the full. Not to mention the slightly peppery kick as an after taste.
The first time I came to San Giacomo in Sicily, the warm air suffused with the smell of almonds and wild fennel. An amber glow through the dark green leaves of centuries old olive trees greeted me and my family as we drove through the beautiful country road that led to what was to be our future home. The stunning views of luscious green hills that surrounded our abode were balm to my soul for years intoxicated with urban life and metropolitan surroundings.
For orders in by Sunday night Next Delivery of fresh organic produce On MALTA is on Thursday 24th August