SA Olive Gold Winner: L’Ormarins Farm

Following the announcement of the 2018 #SAOliveAwards & #AbsaTop10 Olive Oils Awards in South Africa, we are presenting a series of interviews with each Gold winning producer.

SA Olive Gold Winners:L’Ormarins EVOO & Terra del Capo EVOO

Name: L’Ormarins EVOO
Cultivars: Frantoio/ Coratina / Mission / Leccino
Litres Produced: 1314 litres

Tasting notes:
Medium and well-balanced extra virgin olive oil. Fruit of green and ripe olives. Banana, walnut, tomato leaves.

Name: Terra del Capo EVOO
Cultivars: Frantoio/ Mission

Tasting notes:
The aroma of freshly cut green grass and a hint of apple follows through on the palate.  The piquancy is balanced and fades to leave a pleasant aftertaste.

About L’Ormarins Farm:
L’Ormarins is the main estate in the Anthonij Rupert Wyne portfolio and is situated in the Franschhoek area. We farm with wine grapes, horses, cattle and olives.

Producer History:
The vision and dream of the late Anthonij Rupert and his love for Italy, its wines and food have inspired the Italian style olive oil.

Oil Maker & 2018 Harvest:
Bryan Beverly is the olive oil manager. “We had a bumper crop in 2018 and the long dry summer brought its challenges but produced a lovely balanced and fruity oil.”

Best used for the final touches of a dish, use with caprese salad prepared with burrata, risottos & seafood dishes.

Where to Buy:
L’Ormarins Estate, Franschhoek motor museum, Anthonij Rupert wines.

Contact Details:
Tel: 021 874 9041

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