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Olive Oil Dop Umbria Colli Orvietani

Olive varieties
The “Umbria” Protected Denomination of Origin (D.O.P.) quality seal accompanied by the geographic indication “Orvieto Hills” is reserved for extra virgin olive oil obtained from the following olive varieties: no less than 15% Moraiolo olives; no more than 30% Frantoio olives; no more than 60% Leccino olives. The oil may also contain up to 20% 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 “Orvieto Hills” are grown in the following municipalities in the Region of Umbria: Montecchio, Baschi, Orvieto, Porano, Castel Giorgio, Castel Viscardo, Allerona, Ficulle, Parrano, San Venanzo, Monteleone d’Orvieto, Fabro, Montegabbione, Montecastello di Vibio, Fratta Todina, Marsciano, Città della Pieve.

Consumption Characteristics
Extra virgin olive oil carrying the “Umbria” Protected Denomination of Origin (D.O.P.) quality seal from the “Orvieto Hills” area must meet the following standards:
Colour: from green to yellow.
Aroma: medium fruity.
Taste: fruity with a medium or 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 >=100ppm

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