Each of the cultivars present in our olive grove, carefully chosen at the time of the installation, characterize our oil, giving it a unique and excellent organoleptic imprint.
The olive cultivars present in our olive farm are mainly 3: Dolce di Rossano, Coratina and Cima di Melfi.
D O L C E D I R O S S A N O
Is the native cultivar and is present with majestic centuries-old olive trees. Which are the landscape symbol of our territory and a cultural heritage that we are committed to preserve. From this cultivar we get a light fruity olive oil, pleasant and delicate.
C O R A T I N A
Coratina is a popular cultivar in Italy, originally from Puglia. It was chosen for our olive grove for its important productive and qualitative characteristics. We strongly wanted this cultivar because is very resistant to diseases and adaptable to our environment. It also ensures an high quality profile, expressed with very high polyphenols, substances with strong nutraceutical properties that give to oil its bitter and spicy imprints.
C I M A D I M E L F I
It is a cultivar originally from Basilicata and widespread also in Puglia, which is the cultivar that we have planted more recently. It has adapted very well to our land, expressing itself with excellent production continuity and with high quality of the fruit that matures later. This cultivar gives to our oil good sensations of fruity combined with notes of fresh almonds and artichoke.
So, the majestic and secular trees of Dolce di Rossano produce a pleasant and delicate oil. While the younger olive trees of Coratina and Cima di Melfi offer an oil which has bitter and spicy organoleptic expressions and with very high content of polyphenols.
This is how Ruskìa oils born.
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