VARIETY: Gentile from Chieti 65%, Peranzana 35%,
ABOUT THE OLIVE GROVE: the Gentile from Chieti olive grove lies near San Giovanni in Venere Abbey, in Fossacesia, and the Peranzana, olive groves lie at Piana Favaro in Rocca San Giovanni. They are quite young olive groves, on average aged 30-35.
RETURN: on average 15 litres of extra virgin olive oil per 100 Kg of olives.
HARVEST PERIOD: first week of November (Gentile), second week of November the other varieties.
HARVEST AND PROCESSING: Harvest by hand with the help of little shakers, olives are put in 20 Kg boxes with holes and taken to our mill within 4 hours. They are immediately worked at the oil mill, with a hammer olive-press and closed tight kneading machines, in absence of oxygen, then extracted with chill.
PRODUCED QUANTITY: about 8.000 bottles 100 ml and 12.000 500 ml
CONSERVATION: it develops in small steel cisternes. After decanting twice and without filters, the olive oil is bottled in February.
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