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Olive Oil Dop Umbria Colli Assisi-Spoleto

Olive Varieties
The “Umbria” Protected Denomination of Origin (D.O.P.) quality seal accompanied by the geographic indication “Assisi-Spoleto Hills” is reserved for extra virgin olive oil obtained from the following olive varieties: no less than 60% Moraiolo olives; no more than 30% 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 “Assisi-Spoleto Hills” are grown in the following municipalities in the Region of Umbria: Gubbio, Scheggia and Pascelupo, Costacciaro, Sigillo, Fossato di Vico, Gualdo Tadino, Valfabbrica, Assisi, Spello, Valtopina, Foligno, Trevi, Sellano, Campello sul Clitunno, Spoleto (the area located east of the Flaminia State Road n. 3), Scheggino, S. Anatolia di Narco, Vallo di Nera, Cerreto di Spoleto, Preci, Norcia, Cascia, Poggiodomo, Monteleone, Montefranco, Arrone, Polino, Ferentillo, Terni, Stroncone.

Consumption Characteristics
Extra virgin olive oil carrying the “Umbria” Protected Denomination of Origin (D.O.P.) quality seal from the “Assisi-Spoleto Hills” area must meet the following standards:
Colour: from green to yellow.
Aroma: intensely fruity.
Taste: fruity with a strong 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 >=150ppm

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