Beautiful, noble and abundantly fruitful, Corato preserves its history in a maze of narrow streets, connected by arches and underground tunnels.
Its ancient motto proudly describes the essence of the soul of those who live there: Cor sine labe doli… heart with no stain of infamy.
There are expanses of olive groves for as far as the eye can see: it is right in this area that the production of one of the oldest and longest-lived varieties of olives began: “Coratina”.
Moved by the passion of a group of olive growers, the desire to preserve the value of an exemplary product as a result of imposing, resistant and vigorous plants, grows.
FARMERS AT WORK
A care so authentic and traditional that leaves a fragment of soul in every move, in every step, so that the new generations can be led into the future by wrinkled and skilled hands, all the way through ancient paths.
Due to its purity, the oil obtained from the olive trees in this area was once used to balance less-textured types of oil.
Today, thanks to the spread of the culture of high quality extra-virgin olive oil, it has started playing a leading role for its extraordinary organoleptic and health characteristics: its peculiar spicy taste is in fact due to the high concentration of “polyphenols”.
EXTRA-VIRGIN OLIVE OIL