Iliada Extra Virgin Olive Oil Kalamata DOP
Awarded as one of the best Extra Virgin Olive Oils in the world by multiple food competitions, the Iliada is a famous extra virgin olive oil of the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Kalamata, which comes from groves located in the slopes of mount Taygetos in the provenance of Kalamata, in South Peloponnese. Olives are harvested from late October till December and the prevailing variety from which this oil comes from is “Koroneiki”. The olives cultivation history in this area has been for many, many centuries and is a dominant occupation of its inhabitants.
The optimum microclimate with low rainfall rates and sunny – hot summers, the special composition of the soil, the traditional harvesting and milling techniques and the experience of people make this extra virgin olive oil being of the highest quality standards worldwide.
100% premium Kalamata PDO extra virgin olive oil (certified by Agrocert)
Certified kosher by the Jewish Community of Athens
The color is intense, from deep green to golden green. The aromas expose the varietal notes of green banana, artichoke, freshly cut grass, tomatoes and dried nuts. The flavor has a wonderful robust fruity taste of medium bitterness and pungent aftertaste. Ideal for cooking, salad dressing, grilled fish, white meat, raw sauces, pasta and vegetables.