"Il Sincero" is produced exclusively from the Moraiolo olive grown in the S. Eraclio di Foligno area of Umbria and is the oldest and primary variety of olive grown on the stony hillside of Viola estate. The fruit is harvested by hand in October at the beginning stage of ripeness. This extra-virgin oil features extraordinary complexity and elegance. With an emerald green color and splashes of gold, its aroma is broad and complex, distinguished by vegetal notes of field grass, redolent of artichokes, and lesser calamint. On the palate, it is fine and full-bodied, with notes of wild cardoon, chicory, sweet almonds, black pepper, and cinnamon. Strong bitterness, pungency distinct and persistent.
It enhances the flavor of bean soups and is exceptional on grilled meat and game. It is delicious with well-aged cheese and is ideal as a topping for orange and mandarin sorbets.