In 1195, Giovanni was the first of many members of the Colonna family to become a Cardinal. His life was one of intense activity.
Made from selected olive varieties from the estate: Frantoio, Peranzana, Coratina, Cima di Melfi, Nociara, Fs17, Nocellara, Maiatica, Kalamata and other experimental varieties, thus creating a harmonious blend in which the bitter and the piquant tones are perfectly balanced in a rich though smooth medium-fruity extra virgin olive oil.
Selected estate olives are milled together with the rind of organic lemons to recreate a time-honoured Colonna family recipe. Ideal to marinate shellfish, raw and smoked white fish as well as to dress cold meats. Perfect for dips and sauces and on steamed vegetables. Great on pasta as well as in cooking white meat
Colonna Molise P.D.O. (Protected Denomination of Origin) is the estate’s most distinguished blend. It satisfies the most demanding palates and has, over the years, won several national and international awards. As the regulations dictate, it is made up of 80% Leccino variety olives and 20% Gentile di Larino. It is an intense, clear golden yellow