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2023 EDITION

I Volti dell'Olio 2023

azienda dell anno 2023 quattrociocchi

COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Quattrociocchi

ITALY · LAZIO · LATINA · TERRACINA

A company in perpetual evolution, high technology, research and innovation. A proposal of selected great oils and lines of extra virgin products of superb level make Quattrociocchi an authentic palace of taste and flavour, quality with a capital Q.

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Credits Giammarco Chieregato

OIL MILL OF THE YEAR

Almazaras De La Subbetica

SPAIN ·CORDOBA ·CARCABUEY

A supreme oil mill that presents extremely high quality production lines every year. Endless olive groves are transformed into oils of impeccable grace, from Spain an oil mill of excellence that dresses each of its creations with uniqueness. Almazaras de la Subbetica, the stop of time, the discovery of an enchantment, Olé!

Milano Award

Francesco Elter

ITALY · TOSCANA · PISA · CALCI

A profession, a mission and the strength of a man who viscerally loves his land. Francesco Elter embodies the tenacity and resourcefulness of a young warrior who from his mountainous and impervious front raises his creed, his roots, his life, his olive trees, his amazing oils.

Coup de coeur 2023 Vincenzo Signorelli

Coup de coeur

Vincenzo Signorelli Olivicoltore

ITALY · SICILIA · CATANIA · NICOLOSI

When one speaks of Vincenzo Signorelli Olivicoltore one speaks of a cosmos, of an envelope of beauty and purity, of a collective of induced actions, so that the territorial sphere can be a real paradisiacal heart of defence of the olive tree and of sought-after productions of extreme quality.

Green & Innovation Award

Natyoure

ITALY · PUGLIA · BARI · SANNICADRO DI BARI

The basic philosophy pursues the path of research and experimentation, and Natyoure represents its true success. Science and ultrasound the means to extract and obtain the best possible characteristics of an oil. An exemplary extra virgin, representing progress and the highest quality.

Heroic Olive Growing Award

Domenico Ruffino Olivicoltore

ITALY · LIGURIA · SAVONA · VARIGOTTI

A hero, a man of culture and great generosity. Love for his plants pampered and cared for to the extreme, like the extraordinary land that hosts his olive grove. A true ‘mission impossible’ that Domenico Ruffino makes surprising every year, like his rare and sublime extra virgin olive oil.

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AWARD

The genius

“People who make their Mark”

Iginio Massari, a model of profound humanity and extraordinary professionalism, a Maestro, the real one, with the passion that accompanies his every action, opening the curtain on a world of sweet works of art, where profound knowledge and mastery of the raw material create masterly balances of flavours, colours and shapes that delineate the boundaries of perfection. A long and admirable path of hard work, sacrifice and immense dedication, a path of great successes that crown his track with enchantment.

To Maestro Iginio Massari, the Genius.
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Oil Maker 2023

"Talent meets Creativity and Devotion at the pinnacle of the Style"

Passion is the fulcrum that revolves around the figure of a great professional like Luca Mencaglia, respect and love for nature, the values that accompany him.

Behind the scenes of great olive-growing companies and top-quality productions, the work of a unique oil maker lies preponderant. Skills and experimentation in the search for the perfect balance. The earth, the plant, the fruit, the machine and the oil are the cosmos where his natural talent bursts forth, manifesting itself in the creation of sublime oils.

To Luca Mencaglia, Oil Maker 2023
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Pink Planet

awarded to a company with female leadership, that has demonstrated its ability to work with courage and tenacity in a business environment that is not always favourable.

Francesca Tumino

Sicily, Catania, Francesca Tumino. Her story can be defined as a choice, that of narrating the beauty of her Sicily and transporting her knowledge and emotions into an oil. Sciabacco recounts his journey, his passion, his effort.

ITALY · SICILIA · CATANIA · MAZZARRONE

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Best Organic

The best organic as a maximum expression of olfactory and gustatory scents,
by score and organoleptic characteristics.

Domaine Adonis Chemléli

Chemleli, from its enigmatic phonetics to an extra virgin oil that transports us on a long green, fruity, spicy and balsamic journey, telling us the peculiarities of the majestic Tunisian land and its intense Mediterranean nuances. An oil that fascinates, captivates and makes you fall in love.

Adonis Olive Oil
TUNISIA · LA MARSA
SCORE

99,54

/100

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Best Light Fruity

The best light fruity as the maximum expression of olfactory and gustatory scents.

Raccioppella N.03

The history of tradition, knowledge, passion, combined with attention to state-of-the-art production systems transforms a fruit into a magnetic potion. A light fruitiness as delicate as an enchantment, an oil that surprises by ensuring an exclusive experience.

Frantoio Romano
ITALY · CAMPANIA · BENEVENTO · PONTE
SCORE

99,54

/100

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Best Medium Fruity

The best medium fruity as the maximum expression of olfactory and gustatory scents.

Est

Best medium fruity, but at Tenuta Santiquaranta the term medium does not exist. A lunar extra virgin that instils a deep impression. An authentic oil that offers the poetics of the earth in its scents. Structure, depth and persistence, a perfect and harmonious sensory rainbow.

Tenuta Santiquaranta
ITALY · CAMPANIA - SALERNO - CAMEROTA
SCORE

99,86

/100

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Best Intense Fruity

The best intense fruity as the maximum expression of olfactory and gustatory scents.

Sassente

The triumphant intensity of an absolute extra virgin. A papal oil that encapsulates authority and transforms the taste experience into a space of original aromas and flavours. With great structure, it delineates, from mouth to mind, the boundary of a discovery that leaves its mark.

Marfuga
ITALY · UMBRIA ·PERUGIA ·CAMPELLO SUL CLITUNNO
SCORE

99,96

/100

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Best PDO

The best PDO in synergy with the cultivar and the territory as the highest expression of olfactory and gustatory scents.

Podere Ricavo DOP

There are many characteristics that make Podere Ricavo DOP a precious extra virgin oil. The depth that accompanies the discovery of an olfactory bouquet that pervades with an enlightening taste, the experience of discovering in an oil all that you do not expect.

Buoni o del Buono
ITALY · TOSCANA · SIENA · CETONA EROTA
SCORE

99,98

/100

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Best PGI

The best PGI in synergy with the cultivar and the territory as the highest expression of olfactory and gustatory scents.

U’Ciuri

PGI, in this case short for, I Grandi Poeti. Yes, because Uciuri is the creation of two poets of oil, who have given this extra virgin oil a prodigious soul, gathering the power of the intense perfumes of the earth and the Sicilian wind, to give us a divine emotion.

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Miceli & Sensat
ITALY · SICILIA · PALERMO · MONREALE
SCORE

99,93

/100

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Best Monocultivar

The best Monocultivar as the highest expression of olfactory and gustatory impression in synergy with the territory and features of the cultivar itself.

Frantoio

Chile is the cradle of this oil, where this evocative and idyllic extra virgin comes from small olive trees. An Italian cultivar transports the power of its soul far away and with its herbaceous, fruity and almond scents bewitches the mind, sublimating the palate.

PUERTAS DE GUARILIHUE
CHILE · GUARILIHUE COELEMU, ÑUBLE
SCORE

99,99

/100

foto di Claudio Ramirez
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Best Blend

The best blend as the highest expression of olfactory and tasting impressions, in synergy with the cultivar and the territory itself.

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Ramarà

The weight of the elements, their quantities, their peculiarities, unite in unison to achieve perfect expression. A blend that teaches and amazes, an extra virgin that represents the absolute balance between different aromatic and gustatory boundaries. Oil and Mastery.

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Piero Matarazzo
ITALY · CAMPANIA · SALERNO · PERDIFUMO
SCORE

99,98

/100

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Extreme Cultivar Award

Cultivars to be protected and defended as a unique and priceless heritage of mankind.

Lazzero

A forgotten cultivar that lives again, finding new light to give the palate the enchantment of forgotten flavours. An extra virgin olive oil that, in addition to its excellence, is an example and stimulus for the preservation and protection of abandoned olive groves, treasures to be discovered.

Fop Ai Massi
ITALY · TOSCANA · PISA · GUARDISTALLO
SCORE

99,93

/100

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Lodo Cultivar 2023

Explosion and Kindness.

The cultivar that most impressed us in the 2023 season.

Doleo Monocultivar Ogliarola

The scents and their enveloping embrace in this extraordinary extra-virgin exhale an emotion that raptures, a sensory experience that in its deep and balanced reflections crowns Doleo as a moving oil, for the mind, for the mouth, for the soul.

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Tenute Pagano
ITALY · PUGLIA · BARI · TERLIZZI · PUGLIA
SCORE

99,89

/100

Le foto scattate dal maestro Oliviero Toscani sono di esclusiva proprietà di LODO S.r.l. che autorizza l’utilizzo solo ed esclusivamente con la dicitura: “Proprietà LODO Sr.l. credits Oliviero Toscani”