Le Barche - "The boats" in Italian, comes from an ancient olive grove recalling its splendid location overlooking the Ligurian Sea. Century-old olive trees of the Taggiasca variety grow on these ancient terraces and benefit from a unique climate, a drip irrigation system and an ideal exposure to sunlight, that are fundamental factors to obtain this great extra-virgin olive oil. Stefano Guasco, the creator of this new product introduced by Terre Bormane, master to concentrate all the exceptional taste qualities of this pure Taggiascan EVOO in a limited production of numbered bottles. Produced by centrifugal decanter from higly selected Taggiascan olives, beaten down on nets, "Le Barche" has the lowest possible acidity content to produce this exceptional aroma.
Terre Bormane Extra Virgin Olive Oils, vinegar, and condiments are used in the kitchens of renown chefs worldwide. Alain Ducasse and Daniel Boulud among others use daily this line of EVOOs who balance the genuine, fragrant and earthy flavors of one of the best natural olive oils in the world. Created by Casa Olearia Taggiasca - Taggiasca Oil Mill - with Alain Ducasse as their master taster, these olive oils restore the genuine values and ancient traditions of the Liguria region, which stretches east along the coast from France. Olives of the highest quality harvested in Taggia - Home of the famous taggiasca olive variety - are pressed using a combination of traditional stone wheel and modern dripping techniques resulting in the ideal olive oil for the most demanding home chefs.