VARIETY: Gentile from Chieti, Cucco, Leccino, Olivastra, Crognalegno, Ascolana and Dritta. The proportions depend on the year’s harvest.
ABOUT THE OLIVE GROVE: olive groves are grown by about 80 farmers living in Fossacesia, Rocca San Giovanni and Mozzagrogna, mostly on lands surrounding San Giovanni in Venere Abbey.
RETURN: on average 14 litres of extra virgin olive oil per 100 Kg of olives.
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 30.000 750ml bottles and around 5.000 between 3lt and 5lt tins
CONSERVATION: it develops in 30 ql steel cisternes and it is decanted any time it needs to be packed.
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