Gonnelli 1585 is a trademark that represents the relationship between the Gonnelli Family and the world of traditional oil production. In 1585 the family bought the farm of Santa Téa and the related Oil Mill built in 1426. Today the Gonnelly family, also owner of the Frantoio di Vertine in the Chianti Classico, represents one of the Italian excellences in the world of Extra Virgin Oil. The philosophy has always been to offer a healthy, genuine and natural product and this is only possibile by following directly every phase of the production: for each process we apply new innovative technologies to obtain an excellent product. A company that achived several millestones in the sector and has been a continuos endorser of the importance of oil as food with innumerable nutritional and health-related properties, as well as bearer of taste and value in every dish and preparation. Today Gonnelli 1585 offers a wide and varied range of products that includes sixteen different oils with their various tastes and aromas.
In the middle of Tuscany,
we have always taken care of our
48.000 olive plants
Today Gonnelli directly oversees approximately 48.000 olive trees located between Florence and Siena. The altitude, exposure to the sun and a welldrained soil are important elements for the final quality of the oil and, as such, Gonnelli considers these elements for the selection of its plants.
The Identity Card of our oil Gonnelli 1585, 100% Transparency
In 2007 the Santa Téa Oil Mill was the first oil mill in the world to obtain the ISO 22005: 07 certification for traceability. A further guarantee for the consumer who is able to trace the history of every bottle purchased as far as its territorial origin. It is an important goal reached by our company, in line with our philosophy. Traceability certification represents not only the instrument to safeguard and promote our uniqueness but also the symbol of transparency and guarantee that we offer to our consumers, increasingly in need of reassurance and confidence with regard to the food products they buy. It is a kind of map of the product which makes it possible to retrace the history, from the origin of its olives until production of the oil.
The Santa Téa Oil Mill is located on the Reggello Plateau at 400 metres above sea level along the valley of the Arno River in the heart of Tuscany. Its altitude, perfect sun exposure and welldrained terrain makes the Reggello area ideal for olive cultivation. The olive grove on the Santa Téa estate operates pursuant to current Organic Agricultural regulations without any use of pesticides or fertilizers.
In the year 2000, the Gonnelli family’s passion and skill extended to the Chianti Classico area with the creation of the Vertine Oil Mill.
The total annual production of this variety of olive oil is currently 40,000 litres. Vertine Oil Mill: this is a continuous cycle oil mill that works exclusively with the cold process. It has a milling capacity of 24 quintals per hour.
From the selection of different cultivars
based on the right MOMENT OF COLLECTION of the olives, YOU GET infinite
nuances of TASTE AND PERFUME
Santa Téa's Shop
A few steps from the mill is the historic Bottega di Santa Téa, which offers the opportunity to taste and buy the various types of extra virgin olive oil produced. Thanks to the accurate and careful cultivation and selection of the olives and the monitoring of all the production phases of the supply chain, from the field to the table, we can obtain excellent products differentiated by flavors and aromas, from the most bitter and spicy to the sweetest and delicate, allowing you to choose your favorite.