Monovarietal extra virgin olive oil, produced from organically grown Koroneiki olives in the Kalamata region, an area acclaimed for the production of superior quality olive oil and awarded PDO status.
Kalamata region, located in Peloponnese the southernmost peninsula of mainland Greece, provides an ideal climate for the cultivation of olives, with mild winters, long hot summers and moderate wind. The name Kalamata refers to the mountainous area in the south of Greece and not the olive variety used fro the oil, which is a common misconception.
A well-balanced olive oil with medium fruitiness and a light to medium pungency & pepperiness. Soft green salad leaves with lettuce and cucumber open the flavours in the mouth giving way to stronger herbaceous tones with delicate spicy aromas of basil & red apple, then finishing with lingering notes of leafy greenery & nuts.
Superior category olive oil obtained directly from olives and solely by mechanical means; the olives are harvested with care according to traditional methods and oil is extracted cold within hours of being picked without the use of heat or any chemicals.This method ensures the flavour and all nutritional properties of the Koroneiki olives remain. Koroneiki olives variety is high in Monounsaturated fats & rich in polyphenols.
Odysea Organic PDO Kalamata is ideal for dipping and drizzilg. Use on salad dressings and to fisnish dishes.