It is the product of the grinding and pressing of the olive. It can be, as in our case, produced using the traditional cold pressing method, by milling the olives using stone mills; grinding, which is the phase in which the crushed paste is amalgamated, and pressing using hydraulic presses. Whereas, in modern mills, a so called “continuous cycle” is used, the milling is normally carried out with a hammer crusher and within a closed plant, hot water is circulated to obtain a higher yield of oil extraction, often to the detriment of the quality.
Our Extra Virgin Olive Oil is declaredly produced with only Taggiasche olives and obtained from the first cold press in the ancient stone mill in Toirano.
It is a slightly fruity oil, sweet, digestible and low acidity. Ideal to satisfy the most demanding palates where oil is an integral and fundamental part of food, with just the right amount of fruitiness not to interfere with other flavours.
The oil obtained is filtered through filter paper which removes the last remaining olive impurities and renders it clear to the eye without modifying the taste.