REGION : Calabria
PRODUCTION AREA: Jonic-presilanian hills;
CITY: Vaccarizzo Albanese ( Cosenza );
ALTITUDE OF OLIVE GROVES: 100- 500 m – s.l.m.
EXTENSION OLIVE GROVES: 153 hectares;
NUMBER OF TREES: 27.280;
TRAINING SYSTEM OF OLIVE TREES: specialized vase;
VARIETES: Monocultivar Nocellara del Belice;
HARVESTING PERIOD: from 10th October to 10th November; HARVESTING METHOD: hand picking and mechanical harvesting; EXTRACTION SYSTEM: cold extraction with continuous system by centrifuge
(Farm olive oil mill; milling within 4 hours from harvest); COLOR: green with golden yellow hues;
SMELL: its aroma is strong and rotund, rich in fruity notes of medium ripe tomato, and distinct fragrant hints of mint and sage;
TASTE: strong and vegetal; bitterness and pungency definite and harmonic with a sweet almond finish.
ORGANIC PRODUCT controlled and certified by Bioagricert S.r.l ; certification Bio Reg. CE 834/07 and certification NOP – USDA.