The territory, Tuscany, le Crete Senesi, Castelmuzio
Few geographical areas in the world can boast an environmental and natural heritage like the province of Siena. A rural network which has been masterfully shaped through the centuries by man and dotted with a dense system of small centres each one preserving important historical and artistic recollections.
In the area of Siena the olive tree is the main feature in rural economy and gastronomic tradition. Not only, it also has an extremely important role in environment, landscape and culture.
The olive tree is a evergreen plant, so suffer the hinterland low temperature;
for this the Crete Senesi hills , where the temperature doesn't go to much below zero, is a ideal ambient for the olive tree,.
In addition the Trequanda, Castelmuzio zone is sufficiently far to the sea; this protect, the olives, from the attack of parasites more diffused for this cultivation; so we have the possibilty of cultivating without pesticide and chimical agents, getting a extra virgin olive oil of high quality and biological .