The Cultivar Olivastra di Seggiano
The Olivastra di Seggiano is a cultivar that grows on Monte Amiata, specifically in the Seggiano area. This cultivar has received the IGP brand, that stands for "Indicazione Geografica Protetta" (Protected Geographical Indications). This cultivar olive oil is of high quality and is characterized by a golden yellow color and a slightly fruity taste.
Extravergin Olive Oil - Il Silene
Extravergin Olive Oil - Vicinale
Monte Amiata offers ideal climatic conditions for the growth of high quality chestnuts. During the past centuries, this fruit was one of the main ingredients of the local gastronomic tradition. In recent years, the Amiata chestnut has obtained the IGP brand. Roasted of boiled, this fruit is a perfect match with a "young" wine or with a moscato,
Val d'Orcia Seasoned Pecorino Cheese
The Val d'Orcia Pecorino Cheese is made with sheep milk. The taste is sweet, though slightly spicy.
Brunello di Montalcino Wine
The Brunello di Montalcino is an excellent wine and it's known worldwide for its outstanding quality. The Brunello is a stout red wine, aged for four years (five for the riserva).
The Scottiglia is an old traditional recipe from Pescina, a small town on Monte Amiata. It's basically a meat soup (calf, pork and chicken) on a bread "bed".
The original recipe can be tasted at the Silene Restaurant