CUJ Črna olive oil
The CUJ family tradition is built on wine and olive oil making. The family name Kraljević was the origin of brand name CUJ. CUJ brand was created in honor of the grandfather who planted and cultivated the vineyards. CUJ was the grandfather’s nickname, as he always spoke in an Istrian dialect: “Cuj, Cuj da ti rečem (Listen, let me tell you something)”. CUJ olive oils are obtained by mechanical and cold press processes. Olives are picked in CUJ family olive groves and pressed in they own family oil mill. Plantations are located near Umag and Buje. They have five varieties; Leccino, Pendolino, Črna, Buža and Bjankera from which they make some of the most rewarded Croatian Extra virgin olive oils.
|Region||Istria & Kvarner|
Fresh and fruity flavour with a slight hint of herbs, almond and yellow fruit. Initial comprehensive sweet taste becomes stable bitterness that evokes dried fruits aromas. Spiciness is stable with retro aromas of green fields with only noticeable hint of white pepper. It suits best with raw fish and seafood delicacies but works perfectly with grilled meat dishes.
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