1) After cooking the sōmen into plenty of boiling water, immerse them in ice-cold water in order to tighten them.
2) In a well-chilled bowl, stir the Extra Virgin Olive Oil, the vinegar, the tomato juice, salt and pepper. Add some ice cubes and chill well.
3) Place a nest of sōmen on a chilled dish. Dress with a generous amount of sauce 2) and garnish with basil and coarsely ground black pepper.
4) Finish with a generous drizzle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (not included in the ingredients).