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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 a coupage, 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 OLEA BB, and Terrebianche from Istria region in Croatia.

Istria has been voted the fifth year in the raw the best olive area in the world by famous Flos Olei olive guide


Since 1904, the Kozlović family has cultivated tradition and a love for the production of first-class wine and olive oil. Kozlovic is award-winning extra virgin coupage olive oil made from Pendolino, Bjelica, and Lecino varieties. Kozlovic olive oil won a Gold Award at the 2019 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition. 

Olives are harvested by hand and oil is obtained through cold pressing the olives immediately after picking them. The resulting oil is golden yellow with green reflections. The oil has 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. 

Selekcija Belic by OLEA BB 

Selekcija Belic by OLEA BB 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.

This unique fruit nectar presents itself in a magnificent green colour with a scent and taste of green olive fruit, vanilla and chicory, and of aromatic herbs, and is moderately bitter and piquant. Because of its perfect blend of excellent variety, it is no wonder its classification in the highest category of olive oils


Another gold-winning oil from the NYIOOC competition - Terrebianche. An exquisite certified 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. They are pressed the same day to get fresh and balanced olive oil with bitter and spicy aromas.


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