Altomena Organic Oil 750ml

Altomena Tradizionale Organic 750ml

Altomena Organic Oil 750ml

The Altomena farm is located 12 miles to the South-East of Florence. Its land includes 70 hectares of olive groves with almost 9000 olive trees, as well as 20 hectares of vineyard, cropland and forest.

Farm's location, soil and microclimate constitute an ideal conditions for olive cultivation.

The olives are hand picked from the trees in the earliest time of the season, and immediately pressed to retain the deep fruity flavour and fresh and spicy aroma.

The Altomena runs its land according to the organic farming regulations and its olive oil is certified as Organic.

Awards and achievements:

  • Gold Medal in Los Angeles International Northern Hemisphere Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition, 2013
  • Rated as "Excellent olive oil with extraordinary taste and aroma" in Olive Oil Guide by Gambero Rosso, 2014
  • Gold Medal for the Best Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil BIOL International Prize, Italy 2014

Price: £22.99

Technical analisys

Area of production: 
Varieties: 
Frantoio 89%, Moraiolo 6%, Pendolino 3%, Leccino 2%
Annual production: 
1100 litre/year
Average altitude: 
350a.s.l
Harvesting period: 
November - December
Harvesting method: 
Manual / Hand picked
Oil extraction method: 
Cold pressed, continuous cycle

Organoleptic characteristics

Colour: 
Golden green
Aroma: 
Aromatic herbs, hint of green apple and artichoke
Flavour: 
Fresh and balanced
Serving suggestion: 
Cheese, grilled white meat, roasted vegetables, baked fish