Riserva Masillo Blended Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Chemical analysis to determine the acidity of the oil caused by the presence of oleic acid gives a value below 0.2%. This very low level certify the top quality of our extra virgin olive oil.
The Riserva Masillo 1919 olive grove has about 700 trees, the oldest dating back to around 1700. There are nine different outstanding Italian cultivars planted on different areas of the land.
of Tuscan origin
of Mediterranean origin
of Venetian origin
of Campania origin
Origin Puglia and Basilicata
Cima di Melfi
of Melfi origin
from central Puglia
In addition there is a small plantation of cultivars from Spain, Greece, Lebanon and Palestine which produce white olives 7% .
The choice of the cultivars was based on the soil characteristics in the various parts of the olive grove as well as the type of microclimate of Squillani di Roccabascerana (AV).
The olive grove is under the care of the young agronomist, Dr Giorgio Manganiello,
who graduated in 2012 in Agricultural Science and Technology, University of Naples Federico II,
a consultant working with olive farms and oil presses throughout the country.