VARIETAL OLIVE OILS
We cultivate our olive orchards at the foot of the Andes, where desert conditions are ideal for natural agriculture. The pronounced thermal amplitude enhances the qualitative expression of different varieties, especially our local variety Arauco.
The beginnings of the Zuccardi Family Varietal Olive Oil project were based on Miguel Zuccardi’s firm intent to develop the region’s potential. Its first harvest was in 2004. Reaffirming the family’s innovative spirit, this line of Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oils now includes four of the oldest varieties in Mendoza, including the local Arauco variety, which has been present in the Americas for almost five hundred years.
ORIGINOldest variety. It used to be the most cultivated variety in the country, which is why it is often called “Criolla.”
AROMAVery aromatic variety. Notes of tomato and freshly cut grass.
TASTEComplex and intense fruitiness. Medium to medium-high bitterness and spice, depending on its ripeness.
IDEAL forWe suggest sprinkling it on red meat, in spiced dishes, tomato sauces, and hard and spicy cheeses.
Recognition of the prestigious Italian guide to the 20 best producers worldwide, Familia Zuccardi receives the THE FRONTIER FÁRM award in recognition of the most dynamic and innovative producer in terms of quality outside the Mediterranean basin.
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