The Governor High Phenolic EVOO var. Lianolia

The Governor EVOO from Corfu Island is a rare, award-winning, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, with a distinct character. Produced drop by drop with painstaking care, this first batch of limited edition, early-harvest, fresh olive juice is high in phenolic compounds and full of concentrated goodness. The Governor is named in honour of the first governor of free Greece and founder of the modern Greek State, count Ioannis Kapodistrias.

Three generations of Dafnis family members tend the aged ‘Lianolia’ variety olive trees in the family grove, none of which is under 100 years old. Many of the trees have been flourishing for over 500 years on the fertile slopes leading down and to the Adriatic Sea. Careful harvesting in October produces an exceptional olive oil with notes of freshly-harvested olives, tomato, fresh-cut grass, olive leaf & herbs, rich in texture and with a unique peppery taste.

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