Olive Oil Dop Umbria Colli Amerini
The “Umbria” Protected Denomination of Origin (D.O.P.) quality seal accompanied by the geographic indication “Amerini Hills” is reserved for extra virgin olive oil obtained from the following olive varieties: no less than 15% Moraiolo; no more than 85% Rajo, Leccino and Frantoio olives contained on their own or together. The oil may also contain up to 10% of other olive varieties.
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 “Amerini Hills” are grown in the following municipalities in the Region of Umbria: Calvi, Otricoli, Narni, Amelia, Penna in Teverina, Giove, Attigliano, Lugnano in Teverina, Alviano, Guardea, San Gemini, Montecastrilli, Avigliano.
Extra virgin olive oil carrying the “Umbria” Protected Denomination of Origin (D.O.P.) quality seal from the “Amerini Hills” area must meet the following standards:
Colour: from green to yellow.
Aroma: medium fruity.
Taste: fruity with a medium or slight 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
Oleic acid <=82%
Total polyphenols >=100ppm