To better understand the characteristics of our olive oil, here are the specific technical descriptions for each cultivar that is present in the olive grove. Only grow varieties of native olives, in particular Dolce Agogia, Moraiolo, Frantoio and Leccino.
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Umbria - Italy
Plant with erect posture, with thick hair, characterized by high vigor. It is widespread in the olive groves of Umbria region, especially on the hills of Lake Trasimeno and Orvieto
Mainly used for the production of oil, the fruit (drupe) has the following characteristics .
Color: from green to purplish, with epicarp which has numerous small lenticels.
Shape: elliptical, slightly asymmetrical, with a maximum diameter apical place, with round apex and base truncated.
Stem cavity: small, medium deep, circular.
Size: average, of average weight (2 to 4 g). The amount of oil produced is average
Dolce Agogia is a high productivity tree, cold resistant, sensitive to lack of water. It ripens early (late August - mid-October) . It has a high peel strength, the collection is exclusively manual, in order to eliminate the damaged fruit , directly on the plant by combs.
Is present in virgin olive oil DOP Umbria Colli Trasimeno and Umbria DOP Colli Orvietani The drupes are also used for the production of dried black olives
Agogia, Dolce, Nerello, Olivella
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Tuscany - Italy
Typical varieties of oil particularly widespread and appreciated in Tuscany and central Italy areas . The medium vigorous plants have pendulous fruiting branches and open with thin , flexible . The leaves , lanceolate , are medium in size and bright green color.
The drupes of medium size (1.5-2 gr .) and an elongated ovoid shape, have sparse lenticels but clearly visible. It ripens late and gradual; the fruits, black violet to the collection, are rich in oil ( yield 20-23 % ), fine, fragrant, fruity;
Self-fertile cultivars of high productivity. Very early it is making fruit that is even evident in the nursery trees. Pollinators: Pendolino, Maurino, American, Little Finger, Rosciola, Leccino;
His self-fertility guarantees a consistently high production, while the prerogative of pollinating makes active participant in the production of other varieties. The peculiar productive characteristics make the Frantoio cultivar very valuable and irreplaceable. And ' the cultivar in which most identifies the Italian oil in the world, especially the Tuscan oil. High quality, high productivity, high yield.
Frantoiano, Correggiolo, Raggio, Gentile, Razzo.
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Tuscany, Umbria - Italy
Medium vigor, very erect, with an average of thick foliage. Medium and small leaves, elliptic-lanceolate, dark green;
Small weighing less than 2 g., spherical shape, oil yield 18 % of excellent quality oil;
Self-sterile and pollinators are Pendolino and Frantoio ;
Cultivar very sensitive to cicloclonio and peacock-eye . The oil is popular, ideal to accompany legumes. It's a tree that adapts very well to difficult terrain, dry, stony and arid.
Carboncella, Marinello, Morellino, Ogliolo, Oliva tonda