Quercialta Extra Virgin Olive Oil is available in the UK exclusively from Cru Privé and is produced in Tuscany, near Grosseto. This oil is a blend of typical Tuscan olives: Frantoiano, Leccino, Moraiolo, Cipressino and Pendolino.
Olives are harvested manually from the trees every day during the month of October with each olive varietal harvested at the optimum time, and then they are mechanically cool pressed within 12 hours.
In this way, the quality of the olives is preserved and the extra virgin olive oil produced with this method has an almost non existing acidity, a good density and a very pleasant taste and perfume.
Quercialta is a beautiful estate of 20 hectares, located between Capalbio and Manciano at 300 mt. above the sea level, where more of 16 hectares are dedicated to grow olive trees. The position of the estate protect by the hills and not too close to the sea, providing perfect condition for splendid extra virgin olive oil with low acidity, and fragrant and delicate taste. This olive is well balanced with notes of tomato leaves, almond, artichoke, and fresh herbs.
Recommended with legumes, vegetables, salads, tomato salad but also simple with bread, it gives an unique flavor to any dish. An outstanding olive oil, perfect for the Mediterranean diet.