VARIETY: Cultivar Gentile from Chieti 100%
ABOUT THE OLIVE GROVE: 207 olive trees on average aged 85 years old. The soil is at 160 mt of altitude at Sterpari of Fossacesia (province of Chieti). RETURN: on average 14,8 litres of extra virgin olive oil per 100 Kg of olives
HARVEST PERIOD: the first week of november
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 2000 litres a year, that is about 3600/3700 250ml bottles and 2100 500ml 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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