Are you one of those olive oil fanatics who loves to try different olive oils and is always looking for ideal olive oil for their family?
It was 1939 when Pietro Coricelli extra virgin olive oil made its debut on Italian tables, in Spoleto, in the heart of Umbria. A passion for the most genuine flavors handed down from generation to generation that has always seen family members involved, side by side, in the management of the company. Today Pietro Coricelli is among the largest oil companies in Europe and exports to over 110 countries in the world, thus representing one of the most distributed Italian brands globally.
However, the authentic taste has been retained by family members and been passed on from generation to generation.
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Following is a brief review of their olive oils:
Riserva del Presidente
This 100% Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil is obtained from olives harvested in the Barbarossa olive grove, Coricelli family’s farm on the hills of Spoleto, in Umbria.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil with selection of fine oils for an unmistakable taste oil. Còlto, like the fruit at the base of the product, which connotes it with a ripe, round and sweet fruitiness; it is the fruit of our knowledge, it contains what has been handed down in our family for 3 generations: The culture of extra virgin olive oil, which we proudly bring to your tables today.
Oil whose fragrance is not linked to certifications or awards, but to the knowledge of the product, the territory and the customer; representing everything a fruity extra virgin olive oil should be.
Ideal: to season both full-bodied dishes and fresh vegetables, salads and fish: its ripe fruitiness will help to enhance the most delicate flavours, enhancing the taste without covering it.
AVAILABLE SIZE: 500 ml, 750 ml, 1 L
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
All the taste of an ancient tradition: Deep knowledge of the raw material, experience, passion. Pietro Coricelli Extra Virgin Olive Tree embodies all the values of our family.The balanced and intense flavor, the full and harmonious taste make it the protagonist of the table, in Italy and in the world.
Ideal: as a daily condiment and for all uses in cooking, especially in the preparation of gravies, sauces and roasts.
AVAILABLE SIZE: 250 ml, 500 ml, 750 ml, 1 L, 3 L, 5 L
100% Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil
To enhance the true taste of National cuisine. The result of a wise selection of the best extra virgin olive oils deriving from olives grown and pressed in Italy, this oil has an intense aromatic note of olive that gives a pleasant taste note with a slight spicy aftertaste.
Its chemical-physical characteristics are certified by DNV as a guarantee of quality and selected raw materials.
Ideal: for dishes that require a strong seasoning such as meats, grilled vegetables and soups.
AVAILABLE SIZE: 250 ml, 500 ml, 750 ml, 1 L
Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Our Traditional Unfiltered Evoo is the ideal ingredient for the customers looking for traditional and “raw” foods; it comes in an old style bottle shape with flip-top cap, retaining all the authenticity from the crusher – yet closely checked and selected by our team of experts as per our standard.
Ideal: An excellent condiment for cooked vegetables, meats and soups. Perfect on traditional soups and toasted bread.
AVAILABLE SIZE:500 ml, 1 L
Pomace OLIVE OIL
The most delicate of olive oils ideal for all cooking uses from stir-frying to baking, from deep-frying to sauces preparations.It is a blend of refined olive-pomace oil and virgin olive oils fit for consumption.
Ideal: It stands up to heat when you’re baking, cooking and doing hot-fill processes, without damage the taste and smell of the oil.
The brand was able to gather quite good reviews from the customers. Most people were happy with its exceptional taste and appreciated the pocket-friendly prices. One thing that we were amazed were its traceability.
You can visit their website, and by entering the lot number on their website, you can see where the olives used in your olive oil were pressed.
Scam revolving the brand
“Pietro Coricelli was fined €100,000 and withdrew the olive oil in question from sale in December 2016.”Source: Reader’s Digest
Talking about the darker side of the picture, one study conducted by the researchers at the University of California stated that some brands sold fake olive oils labelled as extra virgin, and among them was Pietro Coricelli. This raised many questions on brand validity and authenticity.
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