Production area: Province of Lecce, Eastern area of the Province of Taranto and some Province of Brindisi towns (Cellino San Marco, Erchie, Francavilla Fontana, Latiano, Mesagne, Oria, San Donaci, San Pancrazio Salentino, San Pietro Vernotico, Torchiarolo e Torre Santa Susanna).
Olive varieties: Cellina di Nardò and Ogliarola.
Features and curiosities
It is characterized by a green and yellow colour with light green reflections, a fruity flavour with medium bitterness and a slight spiciness. It can be a great seasoning on durum wheat pasta dishes, boiled vegetables and legumes, but also on meat and fish.