The Azienda Agricola Madonna dell’Olivo is situated in Serre in the Province of Salerno, adjacent to the ancient Sanctuary of La Madonna dell’Olivo (XVI) alias the name on the sloping hills between the mountains and the sea, at the edge of the Cilento National Park not far from the ancient Greek colonies of Magna Graecia temples of Paestum, a region where olive trees have been cultivated for millennia.
Antonino Mennella is today the undisputed protagonist of the highest quality olive oil of his region. He has been dedicating himself with love and true passion and most important true rigor at the cultivation of is family ancient olive grove. The Frantoio (mill or press) has been completely restructured with a modern continuous cold cycle with controlled temperatures to allows to extract intact all the precious oligo elements, aromas and polyphenols of the oil.
Following is philosophy that producing can only bein the total respect of nature and its surrounding and on preserving the precious and very special ancient local biodiversity,
Each oil is drifted from pitted olives, a unique system. Studying the singularity of each endemic cultivar, is competence and his passion as led him to achieve over the years extraordinary results.
This way some of the most outstanding olive oil are being produced with aromas of extraordinary fragrances and diverse characteristic in the taste so that each bottle is a true reflection of the cultivar and the unicity of the terroir.
Each phase of the production is strictly followed from the harvest to the transformation and to the conservation of the oil in special container top with nitrogen to avoid oxidation to the oil.
Madonna dell’Olivo Olive Oils
Our Madonna dell’Olivo Extra Virgin Olive Oil Line consists of 2 monovarietal labels.