growing, the harvesting and the milling.
A professionalized team of 20 people is full time engaged,
all year round, to the care of the olive groves. A year-long
sequence of treatments and prunings, using state-of-the-art
equipment, secures a fruit of the highest quality. The most
advanced phytosanitary products are used to prevent plagues
and diseases, always complying with the strictest EU environmental
olive harvesting, along the Winter months, is done using a
combination of mechanical and human resources, to collect
the fruit at its early maturity, to preserve the olive´s
integrity and to keep the intense and slightly fruity fragrance
and taste, peculiar to our extra virgin olive oils.
are carefully separated per variety, origin and degree of
maturity. They are shipped to the olive mill (¨almazara¨)
within the few hours after being harvested to mill them with
their full properties intact.
extra virgin olive oils ¨Dominio de la Esperanza¨
and ¨Fersan¨ are produced in a modern olive mill,
located at the heart of the ¨La Esperanza¨ estates.
This mill, constructed in 1994, replaced the ancient olive
mills, that are still open for visitors. Once elaborated,
olive oils varieties are warehoused in large tanks, with total
capacity up to half million kilograms of oil, in extreme insulating
and hygienic conditions.