I Greppi di Silli
Between Florence and Siena, near San Casciano Val di Pesa, is produced the Extra Virgin Olive Oil Greppi di Silli.
The olive grove, consisting of about 1500 plants, covers about 3.5 hectares and is composed of the main cultivars in this area of Tuscany such as Frantoio, Leccino, Correggiolo, Leccio del Corno, Pendolino, Moraiolo, and Madonna Impruneta and Maurino. Being cultivars very different between them, the collection and processing is carried out separately according to the level of maturation reached from olives.
This type of collection made more difficult by the fact that the cultivars are not divided to areas on the ground but at random, while requiring a greater work effort, however, allows to extract oil from a homogeneous product of olives and produces different types of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Greppi di Silli that are much more stable over time while preserving the most of their valuable characteristics.
Awards and Honors:
Merum 2014: Monocultivar Pendolino 3 Hearts + degubox; Monocultivar Moraiolo 2 Hearts; Monocultivar Maurino 2 Hearts; Proxima Saecvla (blend Monocultivar) 2 heats; Monocultivar Madonna Impruneta 1 heart.
Flos Olei 2014: Monocultivar Leccio del Corno 96 score
Gambero Rosso 2014: Monocultivar Pendolino 3 leaves; Monocultivar Maurino 3 leavs; Proxima Saecvla 3 leavs.
Slow Food 2014: Monoculvar Moraiolo "Great Oli" and Proxima Sacvla "Great Oil"
Montiferru 2014: Monocultivar Moraiolo: Section Monocultivar 1st Classified;
Assam 2014: Monocultivar Moraiolo: score 8,1 selected for Excellence Oils; Monocultivar Maurino: score 8,2 selected for Excellence Oils.
Festambiente 2013: Monocultivar Frantoio 1st classified Intense Fruity
Merum 2013: Monocultivar Leccio del Corno 3 hearts; Monocultivar Moraiolo 3 hearts + degubox; monocultivar Pendolino 2 hearts.
MonocultivarOliveOil 2013: Monocultivar Moraiolo: "Best of the World"