Description: The gourmet Pinelies olives are olives with ouzo, of high quality and global innovation, Kalamata variety, accompanied by ouzo, vinegar and lemon, Greek tea and sweet fennel seeds.
They are an original Greek creation of Sakellaropoulos organic farms, in a sea "journey" of flavors and memories, which accompanies Greece with its aromas all over the world.
For their special taste and high quality, they have been awarded in international tasting competitions. They were honored with a gold star award in all three of their participations at the Great Taste Awards London, in 2015, 2018 and 2020.
Gourmet Kalamata Olives Pinelies
Olives with Ouzo
At Sakellaropoulos organic farms, in Sparta, Laconia, since 1992, the first Greek terroir has been created with certified organic cultivation, vertical production and approved packaging according to Greek and international standards.
After years of efforts with exclusively vertical self-production (single estate), innovative methods and scientific knowledge, we cultivate, produce and package the globally unique gourmet table olives "Pinelies".
They are an imaginative gourmet creation, with special innovation and a very high degree of difficulty in its implementation. It aims to transport Greece in a jar of olives, all over the world, through the culinary combination of two pure Greek flavors, the ouzo and the delicate Kalamata olives.
The special Pinelies gourmet, are Kalamata variety olives of high quality, accompanied by ouzo, aromatic vinegar and lemon, together with two exquisite aromatic herbs, the famous Greek tea and the sweet fennel seed.
They are considered one of the top innovative expressions of creation of Sakellaropoulos organic farms, belonging to the premium series "Gourmet Kalamata Olives".
They are one of the functional olive products (functional foods) of our organic farms, based on scientific research of university institutions and multiple awards in international taste and quality competitions.
At the same time, the high quality Pinelies olives are completely natural table olives, with a very unique taste and flavor, which lead to the conclusion that they are table olives with superior organoleptic characteristics.
They combine the authentic, pure taste of Kalamata olives with their specialized natural way of processing, based on tradition and scientific monitoring, with a minimal addition of salt but also with a unique combination of earthy flavors.
The end result is that the table olives Pinelies by Sakellaropoulos organic farms are an experience of unique taste of high quality, now recognized worldwide in many international olive competitions around the world.
Their production methodology is innovative; it starts exclusively from our organic farms and that is why they are characterized by the international term single estate olives.
There is absolute management during their handmade collection at the optimal stage of ripening, with simultaneous triple quality sorting before going through the process of many months of natural fermentation, in a few hours from the olive harvest.
Significant effect on their high quality has their non-thermal processing (pasteurization) at any stage, from harvest to final packaging.
The gourmet Kalamata table olives Pinelies by Sakellaropoulos organic farms are 100% natural, and are not processed or artificially tanned, like the usual olives on the market. At the same time, no intervention is made in their physical form, such as the deconstructive "slitting" or the violent "cracking" or their exposure to the sun and the atmosphere, as in the usual olives of the market.
Another important difference is that in the gourmet Pinelies olives, the salt content is at very low levels, throughout the fermentation process but also in the final packaging of the olives, at a rate of less than 50% of the average salt content of the olives that are usually on the market.
They are produced without chemical additives, without artificial preservatives and without pasteurization. No sodium hydroxide, ferrous gluconate or other chemicals are used during the debittering process, which destroy much of the beneficial components of the olive and the substances that promote the development of high aromatic and taste characteristics.
Consequently, the gourmet olives Pinelies by Sakellaropoulos organic farms have nutritional value, in addition to the characteristics of superior taste and their combinations.
The result is a "live" gourmet pure Greek food, with wonderful natural aromas, which travels culinary Greece around the world, through global innovation in taste.
The uniqueness in the identity of the premium series "Gourmet Kalamata olives" and especially of the Pinelies olives, Kalamata olives with ouzo, is defined by their taste profile, which is of very high quality.
The gourmet olives Pinelies by Sakellaropoulos organic farms belong to the international category of "excellent olives", they have many characteristics that give them perfect taste personality, proper ripening, fruity olive aroma, plentiful, uniform size, proper firmness and low salt.
The delicious palette of Pinelies is complemented by the light bitterness, the excellent texture, the versatile spicy notes in the taste, the freshness and the refined aromas.
Their identity is completed with a prolonged aftertaste, to which the accompanying ingredients contribute harmoniously, with ouzo, vinegar and lemon, tea and fennel seeds, along with organic extra virgin olive oil from our organic farms.
The combination of aromatic herbs and their proportion in all stages of production of Pinelies olives is an innovation, a delicious "secret" of Sakellaropoulos organic farms.
The tea, the Greek tea, which is included in the herbs with the international term fine herb, is complemented by the charismatic sweet fennel seed, to be embraced by the flowery notes of lemon, aromatic vinegar and the organic olive oil of our production.
The final imaginative character in the Pinelies olives is given by the ouzo with anise, the Greek ouzo, which is produced exclusively by the method of distillation in Greece.
The gourmet olives Pinelies with ouzo are really an original Greek creation of Sakellaropoulos organic farms, a sea "journey" of flavors and memories that travel Greece with their aromas all over the world.
For this special taste and high quality, the natural table olives Pinelies have been awarded in many international table olives tasting competitions.
Their repeated distinctions have a dominant place in the famous Great Taste Awards competition in London. The international culinary competition Great Taste Awards awards the best products in the world, is a reference point for gourmet food and has been characterized as the "Oscars of taste", while the awards with the gold stars of the competition are equivalent to the Michelin stars of the award-winning restaurants.
The gourmet Olives Pinelies have been honored with a gold star award in all three of their entries at the Great Taste Awards London, in 2015, 2018 and 2020.
The more than 500 tasting judges of the Great Taste Awards, said about the gourmet olives Pinelies: «Very unusual innovation, and one we enjoyed. The olives are good quality and the ouzo goes right through the fruit until the last drop. The aniseed is very complimentary and we loved them».
The gourmet olives Pinelies have been distinguished in other tasting competitions by special judges and, consequently, are classified in the elite of gourmet foods.
They have impressed the culinary experts in gourmet food, wonderful desserts and specialized drinks, of many Greek and foreign chefs with fine flavors in their cooking, pastry chefs in their confectionery but also bartenders. The gourmet olives Pinelies are the result of the persistent vision of Sakellaropoulos organic farms, in the emergence and evolution of the taste characteristics of the natural table olives in new paths, of high quality and gastronomy.
The focus and philosophy of the whole new series "Gourmet Kalamata Olives" with the signature of Sakellaropoulos organic farms, is the great value and their global uniqueness exclusively for the internal content, and not the packaging or the design, the marketing or the branding.
As a single estate and terroir olive product of Sakellaropoulos organic farms, it is packaged exclusively in our modern packaging facilities with all the legal specifications for food safety and hygiene (see more).
Gourmet Kalamata olives Pinelies with Ouzo – Unpasteurized
With triple rigorous selection by hand - 10 month natural fermentation process