DOP Laghi Lombardi.
Very few could imagine that in the region among the valleys and steep hills, considered to be a territory of a generous culinary culture with cheese and butter, could there ever be one of the most precious extravergin olive oils (EVOO) in Italy.
Their production and promotions of EVOO, since 1999, are, in fact, registered under the PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) Laghi (Lakes) Lombardi Sebino and Lario.
The cultivation of the olive tree and the extraction of olive oil in the pre-
If anything defines producers of high-
This no compromise promise to enhance the quality of EVOO and a cooperative commitment to excellence, accompanied and supported by technicians and experts of A.i.p.o.l (BS) ( Inter-
In this area olive growing locations coincide with the most famous tourist sites which are favorite destinations for vacationers and hikers.
On one day in June, on the other hand, the festival of EVOO of Perledo, "Perledolio" is date that gathers together, producers, experts and visitors, to enjoy the multiple aromas and tastes of the region of Lario and Sebino, letting themselves to be seduced by other local artisan products in the ancient caves constructed by rocks. From the tiny town square of the church San Martino di Tours, one of the most beautiful viewpoints, situated on the top of the hill, one can contemplate spectacular sight of the lake of Lario and the Vezio castle, immersing into the fascinating world of the EVOO of the olive trees who caress and protect this territory from the Roman times.
As a result of their dedications to every stage of the olive oil production, whose EVOOs were awarded prizes at prestigious national and international competitions:
• Premio Sirena d’Oro di Sorrento 2013 -
• Premio Los Angeles International Extravergine Olive OIl Competition 2015 -
Varieties of olive:
Frantoione, Bolgegna and Leccino are the varietals traditionally cultivated in suitable areas for production of olive oils in this region, to which for some time been added Pendolino.