On the hills above the vineyards of Carmignano is Tenuta di Capezzana, a classic medieveal estate that has produced olive oil since 804A.D. Capezzana is also famous for its vine produced by th Contini Bonacossi family. At Capezzana, olives are harvested at perfect stage of ripeness, and are immediately crushed in a stone mill. In alarge staninles steel drum, the oil is gently separated from water and solids. Capezzana's improved processing produces an extra virgin olive oil remarkably low in oleic acid rarely exceeding 0.2% which enhances the favor and transparency.