Extra virgin olive oil of exquisite quality, a distinctly fresh aroma and a fruity olive flavour, mildly bitter and piquant.
Vergal is the name of an old freshwater spring – synonymous with health, cleanliness and life. Vergal continues today in the form of extra virgin olive oil cultivated from Frantoio, Leccino and Istarska bjelica.
Available in a glass bottle of 500 ml.
Country of Origin: Croatia
Olive variety: Leccino
Harvest method: hand-harvested
Harvest year: 2019
Tasting notes: distinctly fresh aroma and a fruity olive flavour, mildly bitter and piquant.
Best food pairing: with fish, shrimp or prawns, grilled squid and cuttlefish, as well as a variety of salads.
Storage: Keep in a cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight.
Leccino is another classic Italian variety of outstanding quality; one of the most widely grown varieties in the world because of its significant adaptability to different agro-ecological conditions.
Leccino has a beautiful dark green colour tasting of olive fruit and aromatic herbs, gently bitter and piquant.
It pairs well with raw fish, raw meat, scampi, prawns, grilled squid and cuttlefish, all kinds of fresh seasonal salads. Adding just a few drops of Leccino to your ice-cream, panna cotta, as well as vanilla, forest fruit and strawberry parfait, cheesecake and sheep curd cheese will turn into a fabulous and delicious dessert.
Exciting news coming from Paris AVPA competition
Vergal extra virgin olive oil collected two awards.
Leccino was awarded a silver medal in the category Medium Ripe Taste.
Frantoio got Gourmet award in the category Intense Ripe Taste.
In 2017, Vergal Leccino was named Champion of the DOSI Croatian and Slovenian Olive Oil Festival.
Olive oil varietals Frantoio, Leccino and Istarska bjelica have been grown since 2005, and around 50 tons of olives are picked and processed every year, while about 5600 litres of olive oil produced. Read more.
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