Picnic Hamper with olive oil and olives

R95.00

The Riverbend Picnic Hamper consists of a 250ml Extra Virgin Olive Oil tin + 2 x 150g jar table olives, packed in a specially made box.

The olives are picked by hand at optimum ripeness and cold extracted on the farm to produce a harmonious and balanced extra virgin olive oil.  The black Mission olives are picked at optimum ripeness and cured slowly in brine over 9 months. The green Manzanilla olives are picked when green cured in Spanish style.

This olive oil is blended from varieties grown on the farm: Mission, Frantoio and Manzanilla, to ensure the taster an exquisite organoleptic experience. Every year the oil is submitted for chemical and organoleptic testing complying with standards set by the South African Olive Association.

Aroma – Fruity with green grass and nutty notes.
Taste – A balanced nutty oil with piquant after taste. Fruity green olives, hint of almond, pine nut and walnut.

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This Extra Virgin Olive Oil has been produced for your pleasure on a boutique olive farm nestled at the base of the Roodeberg Mountain along the banks of the Breede River.

This extra virgin olive oil is blended from varieties grown on the farm: Mission, Frantoio and Manzanilla, to ensure the taster an exquisite organoleptic experience. The Olive Mill is situated in the middle of the olive grove on Riverbend Farm. This facilitates processing the olives within 12 hours of picking. In this way we are assured that no defects occur from bad handling or bad storage.

All bottles or tins bear the Commitment to Compliance seal meaning the following:CTC Seal 2015 Web

  • The producer confirms that the content is 100% South African.
  • The year of harvest will be prominently displayed, indicating the freshness of the oil.
  • The producer is committed to the standards set in the SA Olive Codes of Practice, which are based on international quality standards.
  • Honest and transparent labelling – if the label states that the content is Extra Virgin, the producer verifies that the content is in fact Extra Virgin and not Virgin, or a refined olive oil.

 

 

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Weight 0.960 kg