Variety: Leccino olives 100%
ABOUT THE OLIVE GROVE: it’ made up of more than one olive grove, Leccino is an assorted tree among the other varieties. The plants are in total 130, aged 35/40 years on average. The olive groves are in Fossacesia at 150 mt of altitude.
RETURN: on average 13 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: on average 430-450 litres a year, that is about 1750/1800 250ml bottles.
CONSERVATION: it develops in small steel cisternes. After decanting twice and without filters, the olive oil is bottled in February.
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