Following the announcement of the 2017 #SAOliveAwards & #AbsaTop10 Olive Oils Awards in South Africa, we are presenting a series of interviews with each Gold winning producer.
Absa Top 10 2017 Winner (2 of 10): Kransfontein Coratina EVOO
Name: Kransfontein Coratina EVOO
Litres Produced: 1 200 litres
Tomato notes on the nose with ripe and green olives, bitter and pepper balanced, lovely fruit on palate with a great finish.
About Kransfontein Estate:
Kransfontein Estate, a picturesque estate on the banks of the Goukou river Stillbay. Limestone terraces that are north facing with fresh spring water. Beautiful landscaped architecture & pathways meander all over the farm. A farm rich in history, beautiful developed, lush olive trees, serenity, abundance & ambience. Home of award-winning Olive Oils.
Adv AP Joubert bought Kransfontein in 2000, planted 10 000 olive trees on 20 hectares.
Oil Maker & 2017 Harvest:
Dail Steyn, olive tree lover: “While olives were flowering-chilly nights in November. Difficult harvest season, low production.”
Fruit of green and ripe olives, olive leaf, artichoke, tomato, strong peppery.
Best paired with pasta, baked vegetables, connoisseurs choice for fresh salads.
Where to Buy:
Kransfontein Farm Deli, OK Stillbay & Woolworths
Facebook: Kransfontein Olives