A VERY EARLY HARVEST EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE
FROM PELIOU & WILD OLIVES VARIETIES
Princeps is an Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil that comes from the combination of 60% early harvest unripe green olives and 40% unripe green wild olives.
Cultivation Model: Holistic Farming
Micro-climate Conditions: The area is located on the Southern highland region and the micro-climate is characterized by sunny well aired & steady low/average temperatures during all seasons of the year, compared to the eastern, northern and western side regions. The land has rich soil and is covered by small stones which are essential for keeping water in the root system any day of the year.
Special Characteristic:The above mentioned micro-climate conditions are responsible for the uniquely rich and complex flavor & aromas and is the main factor accounting for the presence of highly bio-active bio-phenols.
Cultivation Practices: Trees are rain fed, supported by organic means and rarely affected by destructive insects and olive fruit enemies such as fungal infections which might be appear in high moisture lowland areas.
Biodiversity Profile:The estates’ grounds are covered by small rocks, edible greens, wild weeds, wild flowers and low grass.
Irrigation:The Northern Estates are non-irrigated olive groves. They are watered naturally by rain.
Olive Fruit Use: Producing solely High Intensity Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil with a complex flavor & aromas
Harvest Method:The olive fruit is collected strictly by hands and forwarded to the olive mill after a very careful crop selection
Olive Fruit :100% green unripe olive fruit.
Old Tree:The estates’ olive trees age is over 400 years.
Variety :Indigenous Olea Sylvestris & Peliou (Peliou grafted with Olea Sylvestris)
Based On Local Biodiversity & Micro climate
Olive Fruity: 6.1
Bright Green Color.
Very High Olive Fruit Intensity,with arugula,chicory ,dandelion wild weeds, peppery & bitter scent and strong fresh almond aftertaste notes.Α complex and rich EVOO with continues flavor fluctuations that and up to an amazing freshness .
Fresh cut grass & weeds rich aroma.
PRINCEPS Is A Source of
Health Protective Antioxidants and Healthy Fats
DEHP (Diethyl hexyl phthalate) Residues :Not Detected