In the heart of San Polo, in the Chianti region of Italy, lies the Pruneti family olive grove. For more than 160 years, this family-owned grove has continued to produce some of the finest olive oils the world has ever seen. Renowned for their expertly balanced flavors and innovative techniques, Frantoio Pruneti oils, are favored by world-class chefs and avid home cooks alike.
The Pruneti olive masters are now in their fourth generation of production. With a tradition over a century old, the youngest Prunetis tie old tradition with contemporary technological resources and scientific discoveries. This marriage of new and old, classic and contemporary, have created some of the most influential and luxurious olive oils on the market today, and their robust and flavorful Intenso Extra Virgin olive oil is a prime example. Characterized as a medium-intense olive oil, it boasts distinctive flavor notes of nutmeg, rosemary, and artichoke, with a distinct peppery finish.
Featuring a bold black and silver label, this olive oil is for intense flavor lovers. With distinct bitter and spicy elements of flavor, we recommend pairing this truly delicious finishing oil with soups and dishes boasting bitter elements like stuffed bitter melon soups, or roasted butternut squash and radicchio. Ideal for grilled meats and delicious dressings, the possibilities for this sensational olive oil know no bounds!