The estate grown olive varieties we selected for our Frate Sole Extra Virgin Olive Oil are predominantly Tuscan varieties –- Frantoio, Leccino and Pendolino. Our other plantings are also Italians --Taggiasca from Liguria and Coratina from Puglia -- as well as some olives of Spanish and French origin, including Arbequina, Boutellian, Aglandau and Grossane. The fruit is hand-picked and cold-processed.
Grove 45 EVOO is an organically produced Extra Virgin Olive Oil made from Italian varietals imported in 1994. Located in the Napa Valley, 2009 is the inaugural release of this fresh, fruity, spicy and distinctive oil best used as a condiment or finishing oil. Creatively packaged to preserve the color and freshness of this wonderfully bold, youthful EVOO. We are a proud recipient of the COOC Seal of Certification as Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Grumpy Goats Farm produces extra virgin olive oil on a 20 acre farm at the mouth of Capay Valley in Yolo County. The inaugural harvest of Coratina oil in 2010 was certified extra virgin by COOC and awarded three gold medals in 2011 California competitions. In 2011 Picual and Pendolino oils were added to the harvest.
Jaeger Family Olive Oil produces very limited quantities of EVO that is produced from a blend of Italian, French and Spanish olives that are 100% Estate grown in Napa, California. The Jaeger Family has made world-class, Extra Virgin Olive Oil in the Napa Valley since 1989. Jaeger EVO is a seven-time, gold medal-award winning EVO at the prestigious LA County Fair. The proprietress is Kris Jaeger.
Albert & Kim Katz have been involved with the renaissance of olive oil production in California since 1993. Over the last 10 years, together with their partner, Jim Parr, they have been organically raising olives on 20 acres in the historic Suisun Valley. Their CCOF oils, under the KATZ label, have garnered 18 gold medals at major tasting events. The oils also are featured in some of the most highly acclaimed restaurant kitchens in the country.
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