Koroneiki Single Variety extra virgin olive oil is intense in flavour with fruity notes. It has some peppery taste and is perfect for enjoying it raw or add at the end of cooking.
Perfect on toasts, for salads, with fruit dishes or to add raw in any dishes to enhance their flavour.
It is getting its name from the town of Koroni in Messinia, Greece. The Koroneiki olive is considered ‘the queen of olives’, as well as being recognized globally as one of the highest quality varieties used for olive oil production. Estimations are that Koroneiki olives cover 50-60% of the surface in Greece.
The Koroneiki is a small elliptical-shaped olive, weighing an average of 0.3-2 grams and measuring just 12-15 millimetres in length. It is cultivated mainly in Peloponnese, Zakinthos, Córdoba and Jaén (where Reinos de Taifas is based). Koroneiki tree produces one of the highest fruit yields of all varieties, while the overall yield of oil is relatively low, but of exceptional quality and taste.
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Maturation of the olive starts in early October and lasts until January. It is different each year, depending on the weather.The harvest of the olives is between December and February depending on when they reach their optimal point of maturity each year. For more information please read about our sustainable farming.
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