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Organic EVO Seligere "Carolea", Frantoio Converso (500ml)

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Why we love it

Olive oils from the Calabria region are rare to be found outside Italy due to the fact that there are no big mills and their olives tend to have a lower yield, but at we are all about small, independent producers and this is a fantastic organic extra virgin olive oil made with Carolea, a native olive variety, this is a so called “monocultivar” extra virgin olive, made with just one olive variety, grown in olive groves in hills facing the Ionian Sea, manually harvested. This medium fruity organic extra virgin olive oil has a very low acidity, a nose with artichokes and apples and a delicate palate, perfect for roasted meat or fish or just vegetables. This organic extra virgin olive oil is so delicate that it is suitable for children.

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The artisan who made it

Frantoio Converso is a family olive grower and mill located in Rossano, Calabria, an enchanting town located between the Ionian Sea and the hills, an area where olive growing goes back to centuries and it is in this context that the Converso family has been growing olives since 1800.

Calabria olive oil is little known outside Italy, due to their relatively limited production compared to Sicily and Apulia mainly, but the oil made from the Frantoio Converso, produced in a very modern mill, and obtained pressing organically grown olives grown in their olive groves are something of unique for all lovers of high quality extra virgin olive oils.

The Converso family is involved in all stages, from harvesting to packaging and their oils are made using native Calabrian olive varieties resulting in different oils suited for different uses. Great organic Calabria extra virgin olive oils.

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