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Il Roccolo, from basement of a medieval tower a tasty Garda Dop olive oil

A young company with lot passion for extra virgin and countryside, as an ancestor priest who cultivated the typical Brescia passion for birds

The origin of the name is very old. Roccolo is the name of a small slender buildings, built on a basement of a medieval tower enclosed by trees, built on top of a hill located in the heart of the company is surrounded by vineyards and olive groves overlooking the beautiful Lake Garda.

This building, now a symbol of the company, was built by an ancestor priest who cultivated the typical passion for bird.

The company is made up of vineyards for the production of Garda Classico DOC wines and IGT Benaco BS and olive groves for the production of extra virgin.

The company is in the heart of Polpenazze while land sites are located at "Castelletto".

Extra virgin olive oil "The Roccolo"

Obtained from the pressing of olives Casaliva, Leccino, Pendolino and a bit 'of Moraiolo.

Tasting Yellow gold from shades of green, the nose has hints of herb and almond, with a light fruity fine and elegant. The palate has good fluidity and vegetable taste, softness and roundness, with a bitter and pungent in good balance. In closing the almond.

The pairing. Risotto with tomato and basil, radicchio and Parmesan salad, turkey breast roulade with Cremolo vegetables.

Estate and bottled by:
Azienda agricola Il Roccolo di Andrea Bertazzi
Via Zanardelli - 25080 Polpenazze del Garda (BS) - Italy

by Luigi Caricato
07 december 2009, Food Notes > Olive Oil