How To Taste Olive Oil Like A Pro
Just like wine, tasting high quality olive oil like Bona Furtuna's oils should have a range of aromas and flavor profiles to discover.
Discover Sicilian heritage with this premier oil collection. The Biancolilla Centinara and Passulunara are single-varietal oils that are produced exclusively by Bona Furtuna. The smooth and balanced Heritage Blend is our flagship olive oil composed of several native Sicilian olive varieties, while the enticing Forte and Grand Cru are more robust blends to expand the palate.
Crafted at a single source on La Furtuna Estate in the Sicani Mountain region, our Biancolilla Centinara 100% organic artisan olive oil hosts medium fluidity, with medium-green fruitiness and hints of wild herbs and dried flowers.
Offering powerfully balanced bitterness and pungency, this single-origin Italian olive oil shares the aroma of tomato, fresh grass, almond and artichoke.
Grown and bottled on La Furtuna Estate in the Sicani Mountain region, our Heritage Blend Sicilian extra virgin olive oil is one to remember. Persistent and harmonious, it hosts a soft flavor of fruity, golden notes with a nose of artichoke, green tomato and almond.
On the palate, this cold-extracted, high-quality olive oil is incredibly smooth and balanced with a medium spice. Take a teaspoon right out of the bottle, drizzle on a leafy salad, or pair with a Bona Furtuna Salt and Herb blend for an electrifying meat rub.
This bold and beautiful extra virgin olive oil greets you with the fiery essence of young, healthy olives and opens on your palate with flavors of tomato leaf, freshly cut green grass, and rich earthy soil, leaving you with a hint of white pepper in your throat and a refreshing emboldened state of mind. Experience the strength, endurance and vitality of Sicilian terroir within the sun-ripened skins of our olives.
Fortified by the pure springs of Monte Barraù, this full-bodied, richly smooth oil is soft on your palate and full of lasting flavor. Welcoming you with warm notes of whey and a slight nuttiness, hints of rosemary and pink peppercorn follow with an undercurrent of sweetness and pine. Enjoy with hand-pulled mozzarella or with raw scallops for a true taste of the Mediterranean.
Nursing the Passulunara varietal from the edge of extinction, we are determined to share this beloved fruit with the rest of the world. This medium-bodied oil is soft and delicate in flavor, beginning with notes of basil, wheatgrass, and orange, leaving you with just the slightest hint of sweetness on your tongue. Enjoy with a light salad of feta and cucumbers or drizzled over sole for a savory taste of the Mediterranean.
This is the complete estate collection. Engage the senses as you taste your way from creamy & smooth varieties to more full-bodied oils. Comprised of native Sicilian olive varieties, Bona Furtuna premium Italian extra virgin olive oils are the pride of Sicily. Handpicked from farm-grown trees, olives are immediately milled onsite and then oil is cold-extracted for the freshest Sicilian olive oil available.