The Elisabetta Brittelli farm, immersed in a landscape of extreme beauty, is located at an altitude of about 200 m, about sea level, along the slopes of the hills of Roccabernarda, a small historically rich center, where the ruins remain of the medieval convent of San Francesco di Paola
Roccabernarda, a town of 3,390 inhabitants, rises along the Tacina stream, in a predominantly hilly area in Calabria. Territory of the high marquisate of Crotone, which has always been dedicated to the cultivation of olive trees. The panorama that welcomes it is magnificent, characterized by these hills that gently rise towards the green Sila plateaus.
The company has the primary objective of spreading the culture of its territory through the production of quality oil, obtained with only native Calabrian olives grown through organic farming. This is where "Athena" organic extra virgin olive oil is born.
In the green countryside dominated by centuries-old olive trees, the Brittelli Elisabetta farm, with over 25 hectares of land has been operating for over a hundred years.
The happy exposure to the sun combined with the traditional production techniques of organic cultivation, based on the use of organic fertilizers and without any use of pesticides, allow our 4000 plants to produce healthy and superior quality olives from which an Extra Virgin Olive Oil of "Athena" organic olive with characteristics of absolute genuineness and purity.
The main variety grown in the area is the Carolea 70%. The oil deriving from the carolea is characterized by a light-medium-intensity olive fruitiness, a well expressed bitter and spicy and an aftertaste that recalls almond and often apple. The intense aroma, the golden green color, the balanced flavor characterize this oil with a medium intense fruity taste which denotes its origin and represents the pride of an agricultural land that has always been dedicated to quality.
VIA GIOCATORI S.N.C.
ROCCABERNARDA KR Calabria