- Olive Varieties

Arbequina olive variety produces a mild, fruity oil, characterized by almond and tropical notes when it is ripe

Arbequina

This Spanish variety it is the mainstay of the super-high-density olive production system, a method that allows a high degree of mechanization while harvesting the olives. Arbequina produces a mild, fruity oil, characterized by almond and tropical notes when it is ripe. Harvested greener, it is grassy, with a little pungency but usually has minimal bitterness. Traditional style Spanish Arbequina is very fruity, ripe and soft.


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This variety is  mild and fruity, has a rich, grassy & complex nose and is amazingly creamy & fruity

Arbosana

This variety is  mild and fruity, has a rich, grassy & complex nose and is amazingly creamy & fruity on the palate with a green olive & artichoke notes in the center and a slight peppery but clean finish.



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Ascolano Olive Variety It has an apricot/stone fruit flavor that is very distinctive. The ripe oil has a strongly tropical note.
 

Ascolano (Or Ascolana)

Traditionally grown for table olives, this variety is used to make oil as well. It has an apricot/stone fruit flavor that is very distinctive. The ripe oil has a strongly tropical note. This variety originated in Italy.



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Frantoio Olive Variety giving it a green, grassy and artichoke quality with floral and nutty undertones and excellent balance of fruitiness, bitterness and pungency

Frantoio

This is one of the main varieties in most Tuscan blends. It is a central Italian variety that yields exceptionally fine fruity oil. The ideal harvest is about halfway between ripe and green, giving it a green, grassy and artichoke quality with floral and nutty undertones and excellent balance of fruitiness, bitterness and pungency.


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Koroneiki

This Greek variety is the third olive found in super-high-density production. It is highly prized for its extremely aromatic oil. It has a distinctive varietal note reminiscent of intense fruity and banana, grassy notes, slightly pungent, medium sweet, green almonds aftertaste, depending on the maturity of the olives.



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Leccino olive variety produces a sweet, delicate oil with a cinnamon-spice note

Leccino

This is another one of the varieties found in a Tuscan blend. This central Italian variety produces a sweet, delicate oil with a cinnamon-spice note. It can be harvested quite green for a bright, peppery flavor profile.



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Manzanillo olive variety is from Spain, and is widely planted worldwide for table olive production

Manzanillo

Manzanillo variety make olive oil in styles ranging from very green to very ripe. This variety is from Spain, and is widely planted worldwide for table olive production.



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Sevillano olive variety is best known for its role in the bottom of a Martini glass

Sevillano

This Spanish variety is best known for its role in the bottom of a Martini glass. Although predominantly used for pickling, it makes a superb olive oil with a very characteristic flavor of grassy and herbaceous notes.



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Taggiasca olive variety It is grassy, floral and well-balanced

Taggiasca

The traditional Italian oil from this variety is a late harvest, very delicate style. It is grassy, floral and well-balanced.


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