Extra virgin olive oil
Superior Quality created by those who are always looking for the best.
We offer you directly from the farmer in Greek extra virgin olive oil.
First grade, obtained directly from olives exclusively by mechanical means. This particular content is obtained with passion, from olives of Koroneiki olive trees. The Koroneiki thrive splendidly in the sea wind of the sunlit slopes Kastro-Kyllinis Peloponnese. This special vintage oil is regularly inspected by independent inspection bodies and is ideal for fish and seafood as well as for roasting and baking. A MUST for every kitchen.
The Koroneiki Olive – The gold of the south of Taste of Koroni. The olive variety Koroneiki Olive has its origins in the area of Koroni in the south of the Peloponnese. Even the ancient Greeks loved the oil that they could get from the olive variety Koroneiki Olive. The ancient harvesting methods have remained almost unchanged until today. Koroneiki olives from which extra virgin olive oil is made, love barren and calcareous soils. The microclimate has a decisive influence on the quality of olive oil. The olive tree Koroneiki, on which the olive variety Koroneiki Olive grows, are small, gnarled trees and typical of the mountainous landscape of the southern Peloponnese and their sometimes very steep slopes. This olive probably owes its name to the place Koroni. “Taste of Koroni” also owns its olive groves and produces its natural olive oil. The Koroneiki Olive is considered a very slow-growing and resilient olive variety. The tree flowers in March, tolerates large temperature differences and prefers calcareous soils. The fruits are small, oval, firm and have a size of 12 – 15 mm. They have a very high oil content and a high polyphenol content. (429mg / kg vintage 2018)
Only recently, researchers in the Koroneiki Olive discovered the substances Oleocanthal and Oleacein. This article was published by the American Chemical Society in the scientific journal, the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
The Koroneiki olives bloom about in March. The winds at this season support the pollination of the olive trees. The high-quality olive oil of the Koroneiki Olive is highly coveted among gourmets. Some even refer to it as the “best olive oil in the world”. It shimmers gold-green and has an intense, soft and fruity taste with a slight sharpness. The rating differs depending on the growing area and cultivation method. The olive grower also determines the flavor nuances of his oil from the olive variety Koroneiki Olive at the time of harvesting. If the olives are harvested green and in the ripe state, the olive oil becomes strong with a bitter note. The bitterness is considered an important quality feature. The more mature the olives are at harvest and the more of them have already acquired their purple color, the milder and more balanced the oil becomes.
Average nutritional value per 100 ml:
Calories 3763 kj / 899 kcal.
Fats totally 91,6g.
Saturated fats 14g.
Monounsaturated fats 80g.
Polyunsaturated fats 6g.
Protein, carbohydrates, sugars and salts 0,0g.
This natural product is subject to natural fluctuations, any sediment or turbidity is natural and normal.
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