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.
Taste the fruits of La Furtuna Estate. Persistent and harmonious, our Heritage Blend hosts a soft flavor of fruity, golden notes with a nose of artichoke, green tomato and almond. Enjoy the notes of wild herbs and dried flowers of the Biancolilla Centinara Olive Oil. Discover the delicate flavor of our Passulunara or invigorate the senses with the Forte Blend.
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.
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 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.
Explore your palate with Il Trio. From delicate to robust, indulge in the variety of Bona Furtuna extra virgin olive oil. Grown and bottled on La Furtuna Estate in the Sicani Mountain region, our olives are handpicked and milled immediately. Their oil is cold extracted and bottled within 24 hours. Slow down and discover the aromas and flavors of a trio of our heirloom extra virgin olive oils.
It’s amazing! It makes everything taste fabulous.
Thank you so much for the kind words Toni! We really appreciate it. A lot of work goes into making our award-winning olive oils.