An ideal selection of olive varietals: Leccino, Vodnjanska crnica, Frantoio, Istarska bjelica, Buža and Pendolino. This unique fruit nectar presents itself in a magnificent green color with a scent and taste of green olive fruit, vanilla and chicory, and of aromatic herbs, and is moderately bitter and spicy.
How to enjoy it
Because of its balanced blend of excellent varietals, this oil must surely be classified in the highest category of olive oils. The richness of wonderful scents and flavors inspire the creation of a new and imaginative meals. It splendidly combines with roasted veal and lamb, as well as asparagus, with eggs and prosciutto, grilled fish and vegetables, cuttlefish risotto, octopus salad, grilled salmon with arugula, and corn minestrone.
Gold Medal, Olive Japan 2016
Who makes it
The Belić family from the town of Rabac in Istria, where they also run a mean food pairing tasting in their scenic olive grove.
Istrian olives, hand picked and cold-pressed within 24 hours of harvesting