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What is an extra virgin olive oil coupage?

June 08, 2020

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Besides the single-variety (monovarietal) olive oils, made exclusively from one kind of olive variety, a coupage (blend) of extra virgin olive oils blends several different varieties of olives.

To master olive oil couplings, you need to know which olives varietals combine to get a unique combination. The aim is to create an extra virgin olive oil with exceptional flavour and aroma.

At MARQT.NO we offer three award-winning coupage extra virgin olive oils - Kozlovic, Selekcija Belic by Oleum Viride, and Terrebianche, all from the world´s best olive oil region Istria in Croatia.

Did you know that Istria has been voted for both in Flos Olei 2020 and Flos Olei 2021 the world´s best olive oil region, for the sixth consecutive year? 

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Kozlovic

Since 1904, the Kozlović family has cultivated tradition and a love for first-class wine and olive oil. Kozlovic is award-winning extra virgin coupage olive oil made from Pendolino, Bjelica, and Leccino varieties. Kozlovic olive oil recently won a Gold Medals at international competitions - the 'JJOOP-Tokyo', 2019 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition, 2019 'Olive oils competition Los Angeles' to name a few.

Kozlovic harvests olives by hand only, and then they immediately cold press them to get the best olive oil possible. Kozlovic is exceptional olive oil - golden yellow with green reflections, with a fruity and spicy aroma, reminiscent of green apple. The flavour of Kozlovic olive oil is spicy and typical of young extra virgin olive oil.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Selekcija Belic Oleum Viride 

Extra virgin olive oil Selekcija Belic by Oleum Viride is award-winning blended olive oil, amongst other rewards, a gold winner of The 2019 NYIOOC competition, as well as 2020 Flos Olei winner "Farm of the year with the heart". Selekcija Belic offers an ideal selection of six olive varieties: Leccino, Vodnjanska crnica, Frantoio, Istarska bjelica, Buža, and Pendolino.

Oleum Viride extra virgin olive oil unique fruit nectar presents itself in a magnificent green colour with a scent and taste of green olive fruit, vanilla and chicory, and aromatic herbs. It is moderately bitter and piquant. Oleum Viride classification is no wonder in the highest olive oils category because of its perfect blend of excellent variety.

Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Terrebianche 

Another gold-winning extra virgin oil from the NYIOOC competition - Terrebianche. Terrebianche is an excellent organic extra virgin olive oil made of five local and two international olive varieties. The olives are grown on the famous Istrian white clay, 650 feet above the Adriatic Sea. Olives are harvested by hand when they are 1/3 to 2/3 ripe. Producer Clai presses olives the same day to get fresh and balanced olive oil with bitter and spicy aromas.

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