virgin dopSelected Certified Umbrian Extra Virgin Olive Oil
irgin DOP is Extra Virgin Olive Oil, “DOP Umbria Colli Martani”, produced by our micro farmers from the Martani Hills Area.
DOP, “Denominazione d’Origine Protetta”, meaning “Protected Designation of Origin” is the label that guarantees that your Olive Oil is produced, processed, and packaged in a specific geographical zone and according to tradition. Each step, from production to packaging, is regulated.
The Umbria DOP Olive Oil, Umbria PDO extra virgin olive oil is obtained from the Leccino, Frantoio, Moraiolo, San Felice, Rajo and Dolce Agocia olive varieties.
The flavorful D.O.P. Umbrian Oil embodies the spirit of the region’s cuisine, made up by simple and natural ingredients and genuine and tasty foods.
DOP Oil from the Farmers
It has a color ranging from intense green to yellow, a scent that recalls fresh fruit, and a rich flavor of bitter and fruity notes. San Felice: a specific variety of Colli Martani sub-area. It contributes together with Frantoio and Moraiolo to create the unique blend of Colli Martani Olive oil. It possesses a high quantity of antioxidants.
The Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil DOP Umbria Colli Martani is an extremely versatile oil: raw its delicate fruity aroma is ideal for green salads, legumes, bruschetta, or roasted meat; cooked to exalt the flavors of every dish. We recommend the use over the year of production.
From the oil mill to your home.
The olives are harvested directly from the trees, by hand in October.
Olive cultivation in the production area of Umbria PDO extra virgin olive oil dates back to the Etruscans.
The olive tree, the Biblical and universal symbol of peace, also represents religious values, which are so important in a land that is often referred to as “The Holy Land of Italy”.
Just think of the great Umbrian saints, the great sanctuaries, and the other magnificent religious buildings scattered throughout the region.
The olive tree, with its long lifespan and slow growth, is a fine representation of the region’s ability to lovingly preserve century-old traditions handed down from generation to generation.