Ricci extra virgin olive oil achieved a double triumph with the victory of the Grande Olio award by Slow Food Italy. Both the Monocultivar Frantoio and the RIANO blend of Ricci Extra Virgin Olive Oil have been recognized as excellent oils in their category, distinguished by their sensory characteristics, the close relationship with the territory and their cultivars. These prestigious victories represent an important confirmation of the Ricci family's commitment to the production of very high quality oils. Let's explore the details of these victories and the importance of Slow Food Italy's Grande Olio award.
The Grande Olio Prize of Slow Food Italy - The sensorial and territorial excellence of the Monocultivar Frantoio and the RIANO blend
Slow Food Italy's Grande Olio Award The Grande Olio award is one of the most prestigious awards assigned by Slow Food Italy. This award is given to extra virgin olive oils that excel in their category, highlighting their sensory characteristics, the close connection with the territory and the selected cultivars. The 2023 Extra Virgin Olive Oil Guide has awarded 82 prizes throughout Italy, and Ricci extra virgin olive oil has achieved excellence with the victory of the Grande Olio award for both the Frantoio monocultivar and the RIANO blend.
Monocultivar Frantoio - Sensorial and Territorial Excellence
The Frantoio di Ricci monocultivar won the Grande Olio award from Slow Food Italy, demonstrating its extraordinary quality. This extra virgin olive oil stands out for its unique sensory characteristics, which offer an intense and satisfying taste experience. The Frantoio olives, grown with care and love in the Umbrian territory, give this oil a distinctive aromatic profile and an intense flavour. The victory of the Grande Olio award underlines the sensory excellence and the close connection of the Frantoio monocultivar with the Umbrian territory.
Blend RIANO - The Perfect Harmony of Selected Cultivars
Ricci's RIANO blend, a true blending masterpiece, received the prestigious Grande Olio award from Slow Food Italy. This blend is the result of a skilful selection of cultivars, which combine in a perfect harmony of taste and aroma. RIANO embodies the distinctive characteristics of the Monocultivar Frantoio and the Monocultivar Moraiolo, creating a balanced extra virgin olive oil rich in nuances. Winning the Grande Olio award recognizes the extraordinary quality of the RIANO blend and its contribution to the excellence of Ricci extra virgin olive oil in its first year of production.
A double victory of prestige - The recognition of the Premio Grande Olio to Ricci by Slow Food Italy
The double victory of the Grande Olio prize by Slow Food Italy is a testament to the dedication of the Ricci family in the production of extra virgin olive oils of the highest quality. These awards represent an important acknowledgment and confirm the commitment to provide lovers of extra virgin olive oil with a product of excellence. By choosing Ricci extra virgin olive oil, you can taste the authentic flavor of Umbria, awarded and recognized by the prestigious Guide to Extra Virgin Olive Oils of Slow Food Italy.