Premium Extra Virgin Early Harvest Olive Oil VANJA.
Olives variety: Istrian Belica, Leccino, Piran Buga.
Harvest period: Middle of October.
Harvest method: By hand.
Extraction temperature: Cold extraction 25ºC.
Chemical Analysis: Acidity: 0,3%
Cultivation method: Conventional.
Producer: Vanja Dujc.
Region of origin: Portoroz, Slovenia. Protected Geographical Indication.
Olive oils Vanja by famous oil-maker Vanja Dujc are distinguished by their harmonious fruity aroma and taste, combined with a pleasant bitterness and moderate spiciness.
Extra virgin olive oil Vanja Couvee is a mixture of 16 varieties of olives (dominated by Istrian Belica, Maurino, Leccino and Piran Buga), in which the flavors specific to each variety are intertwined and complemented.
The oil has flavour of fresh-cut grass, herbs and crushed olive leaves with consistent, rich taste of green tomatoes, artichokes and herbs. We recommend to add this oil to pasta, risotto, red meat or poultry, vegetable soups and salads.
Extra virgin olive oil Vanja has received many awards at competitions in New York, Shanghai, Milano, Split, Zurich, Trieste and in other fairs and exhibitions.
Olive oils Vanja have been listed for the third time in Feinschmecker's catalog of the best oils (German gourmet magazine), which includes the best oils from Europe, Australia and California. For this catalog Vanja Dujc introduced two oils: a single-grade Maurino and a classic blend of about ten varieties of olives.
The jury recognized olive oil Vanja as “wonderful, complex oil, balanced and with a fiery kick at the end”.