Leccino

An early maturing variety whose oil has a very pronounced olive fruit bouquet. The taste is best characterized by fullness and complete roundness, which fills your palate and nose with fresh and mild scents. Its most pleasant feature is the bitterness that reminds of almonds and radicchio.

  • Region: Istria
  • Growing site: Barbariga
  • Altitude (MASL): 5 - 10 m
  • Production site: Vodnjan Oil Mill
  • Type: monovarietal
  • Varieties: leccino
  • Harvest time: 5. 10. – 15. 10.
  • Processing time: several hours after harvest
  • Processing method: two-phase continuous cycle
  • Processing temperature: 24 - 25 ºC
  • Colour: bright yellowish green
  • Food pairing: It pairs perfectly with cooked dishes, served at a temperature of about 35°C when it can be felt in all its fullness. It pairs ideally with raspberries, marinated tuna, fried fish and mature cheeses.
Salvela - Leccino