Geras Organic Olive Oil
An amphora filled with olive oil and a branch from kotinos (wild olive tree) were the prizes, called “geras”, given to the victors of the ancient Olympic Games.
Today we offer you the GERAS olive oil, from the silver-green olive groves of the 5 villages of Geras bay in Lesvos Island. A healthful, tasteful, excellent quality extra organic virgin olive oil, certified by the Certification & Inspection Organisation of Organic Products (DIO), according to the EU Organic Regulation 834/2007, marked as product of Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) / Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) and awarded in the 3rd Eleotechnia 2010 - Mediterranean Exhibition of Olives and Olive Oil with the silver Kotinos award for high quality and finest packaging of extra-virgin olive oil.
GERAS olive oil is a cold-pressed olive oil obtained directly from olives and solely by mechanical means. GERAS olive oil owes its unique quality to the particular conditions prevailing in Lesvos groves and comes from Kolovi and Adramitiani olives, the varieties flourishing in the bay of Geras.
Human factor and family tradition guarantees excellent quality in farming, harvesting, pressing the olives and packaging their oil. Ideal for cooking and salads, we give you our precious product as a “geras”, in bottles of 250ml, 500 ml and 750 ml, to taste, enjoy and relish.
|Price per litre||€16.00|
|Net Weight||0,75 lt Glass - 25,4 fl oz|
|Olive Variety||Kolovi and Adramitiani olives|
|Cultivation||Without chemical fertilizers, pesticides and insecticides.|
|Harvest Time||November to February|
|Production||Cold-pressed olive oil obtained directly from olives and solely by mechanical means.|
|Use||Ideal for salads, grilling or roasting vegetables and general culinary use.|
Shipping Time Value QualityVery good olive oil. A bit bitter, but matches very good with the italian-style salads (Rucola, Insalata, etc.)
Shipping Time Value QualityI couldn't believe that there are other places in Greece, except from Crete and Kalamata, that can produce olive oil with such a quality. But a Greek friend told me, that Olive Oils from Lesvos island, are consider to be very nutritional. So, I decided to give it a try.
Totally enjoy it. Delicate and light taste. Fine aroma. Ideal for salads.