San Rocco Busa Olive Oil
Istria and Primorje, Croatia
Brtonigla is the leading Istrian municipality known for olive growing, which is where the top San Rocco extra virgin olive oil comes from. San Rocco olive oil is the result of a long family tradition and centuries-old olives. At the foot of the eponymous hotel are hundred-year-old olive trees that enjoy top-notch care throughout the year. Olive oil is the fruit of research and passion, and as such is an inevitable ingredient in the offerings of the aforementioned gourmet restaurant. San Rocco olive oils have deservedly found themselves among the world’s best olive oils in the Flos Olei guide.
San Rocco Busa extra virgin olive oil is made from a highly valued, indigenous Istrian variety of busa or buža. It has a characteristic aroma of artichoke and aromatic herbs, fruity taste, and moderate bitterness and spiciness.