The olive tree is one of the most important symbols of this area, which has always been one of the main focal points for the production of extra virgin olive oil in Italy and probably in all the world.
A quiet place in Maremma, a farm surrounded by ancient and vast olive groves, a historic family… These are the ingredients which give birth to our green, intense and robust olive oil.
For generations we have been dedicating our energy and passion to the production of Extra Virgin Olive Oil; ours is an innovative company which is nonetheless respectful of the local farming traditions.
We invite you to discover the product of our love and enthusiasm, our knowledge and experience, that we have made the symbol of our land.
The farm has olive groves made up of 27.000 olive trees, 10.000 of which are Leccino, Frantoio and Pendolino variety. The other 17.000 olive trees are Arbequina variety, super Intensive olive grove The farm has olive groves made up of 25000 olive trees, 10000 of which planted relatively recently, ranging from 1 to 5 years. The planting pattern for these new olives is 7 x 7 meters, with the rows mainly facing north-south; this is to optimize the light on the foliage to its utmost. The old olive trees, some considerably large, have a planting pattern fluctuating between 6 x 6 and 12 x 12. Leccino, Frantoio, Pendolino and Maurino are the varieties cultivated in the new olives trees.
The plants are potted, and are pruned annually. The old olives are of the same varieties apart from the Moraiolo variety, which has now been added to the others.
Most of the new olive groves are supplied with a localized, micro irrigation plant. The farm’s water supply comes from 2 artificial lakes in the hills. As there is a notable difference in altitude between the lakes and the farmlands below, the water all comes from rainfall; the area to be irrigated is, at present, about 40 hectares, divided into 4 sectors; the water can reach nearly all the farmland thanks to an underground system that crosses the whole Estate and which is used for both the irrigation of the olive groves and for the irrigation of the land around the buildings, which are used for a farmhouse holidays business.
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