Our Oil

The Olivara

Villa San Carlo now has 10 hectares of centuries-old olive trees, some of which are more than 300 years old, southwest facing and planted on terraces amidst woods and vineyards: our Olivara. On our land, we fully embrace complete grassing in order to respect environmental biodiversity, and we also use selected organic fertilisers.

We prune our olive trees by hand every year to ensure well-balanced vegetation and yield. The olives are harvested by hand in the second ten days of October during the veraison phase. Grignano, which is unique for its ability to withstand very low temperatures, is one of the main cultivars along with Favarol, followed by a smaller percentage of Frantoio, Leccino and Pendolino, which are all produced exclusively at our family-run farm.