Region: Mendoza Monocultivar: Coratina
Originally from the Puglia region in southern Italy, this variety is distinguished for its oils with marked green notes and high intensity bitterness and spice. It is highly valued for its herbaceous profile with spice notes. It is very rich in polyphenols, which gives it its character and intensity.
The Zuccardi family has been passionately producing high quality products since 1963. They received the Frontier Farm award from Flos Olei in 2020 in recognition of the most dynamic and innovative producer in terms of quality outside the Mediterranean basin.
Tasting Notes: Bitterness of notable intensity with persistent and marked spice. Very valued for its great stability over time.
Ideal Pairings: Bruschetta, pizza, grilled meat, fish, vegetable soups, vegetables, fresh cheese like burrata, mozzarella, ricotta