Varietà di olive coltivate nelle colline ardenghesche

Our olives

Many varieties of olive trees have been selected over the ages in various regions. The varieties mainly cultivated by our members are those that have adapted well to the local soil both in terms of quality and productivity.

Correggiolo

Ancient Tuscan variety. This variety is characterized by a later and progressive ripening and is much appreciated for its high productivity. The excellent quality obtained is characterized by a medium-intense level of fruitiness, bitterness and spiciness, with hints of grass/leaf and artichoke.

Leccino

It is one of the primary olive cultivars found in the local olive groves, characterized by a rather early ripening, and good yields and a fair oil content. The oils are characterized by a medium level of fruitiness, a medium-light level of bitterness and pungency, with a prevailing hint of fresh almond and light sensations of grass/leaf and artichoke.

Leccio del Corno

These varieties are of Tuscan origin. The fruits ripen very slowly and remain green for a long period. The oil produced is highly appreciated for its undisputed organoleptic qualities. The oils are characterized by a medium-intense level of fruity, bitter and spicy tastes, with prevailing hints of grass/leaf and artichoke and slight hints of fresh almond and tomato.


Moraiolo

This variety is widespread in Central Italy and it is highly evaluated for the intense flavour. The fruit is roundish in shape and has a fairly gradual ripening. The oil content of the fruit is particularly high and the oil is of excellent quality with special organoleptic qualities. The oils are characterized by a medium level of fruitiness, a medium-light level of bitterness and pungency, with a prevailing hint of fresh almond and light sensations of grass/leaf and artichoke.

Frantoiano

Indigenous to Tuscany, the fruit is elongated ellipsoidal in shape, medium-sized and characterized by a rather late and scalar ripening. The oil content is high and the quality of the product is excellent. The oils are characterized by an average level of fruity, bitter and spicy tastes, with a prevailing hint of fresh almond and light sensations of grass/leaf and artichoke.