Dop Colli Martani

Olive varieties
The “Umbria” Protected Denomination of Origin (D.O.P.) quality seal accompanied by the geographic indication “Martani Hills” is reserved for extra virgin olive oil obtained from the following olive varieties: no less than 20% Moraiolo olives; no more than 80% S. Felice, Leccino and Frantoio olives, contained on their own or together. The oil may also contain up to 10% of other olive varieties.

Growing areas
Olives destined for the production of extra virgin olive oil carrying the “Umbria” Protected Denomination of Origin (D.O.P.) quality seal along with the geographic indication “Martani Hills” are grown in the following municipalities in the Region of Umbria: Acquasparta, Spoleto (the area located west of the Flaminia State Road n. 3), Massa Martana, Todi, Castel Ritaldi, Giano dell’Umbria, Montefalco, Gualdo Cattaneo, Collazzone, Bevagna, Cannara, Bettona, Deruta, Torgiano, Bastia Umbra.

Consumption Characteristics
Extra virgin olive oil carrying the “Umbria” Protected Denomination of Origin (D.O.P.) quality seal from the “Martani Hills” area must meet the following standards:
Colour: from green to yellow.
Aroma: medium-intensely fruity.
Taste: fruity with a strong or medium bitter and spicy sensation.
Maximum acidity, expressed in oleic acid, in weight, no greater than 0.65 grams per 100 grams of oil.
Panel test score: >=7.00
Number of peroxides: <=12
K232<=2.0
K270<=0.20
Oleic acid <=82%
Total polyphenols >=125ppm

 

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