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Dendron PDO Sitia 2022 Harvest

Crete, Greece
Regular price $22.90 Sale price $26.95 Unit price per
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Produced by Deli Foods

This medium intensity extra virgin olive oil produced from green Koroneiki olives has notable aromas of apple and grass. Try pairing with leafy green salads and garden salads.

Extra Virgin 33.8 fl oz (1 Liter)

Extra virgin olive oil is the highest quality olive oil. By definition it must have some fruity flavor, zero defects, free fatty acid level below 0.8%, and be derived by cold extraction below 27°C ~ 80°F.

Varietals: Koroneiki

There are hundreds of olive tree varieties, each with its own distinct taste and aromas.

Intensity: Medium

Intensity correlates to the amount of bitterness and/or pungency experienced when consuming an extra virgin olive oil. An olive oil with little bitterness that creates little to no sensation in the back of the throat is considered mild. A very bitter olive oil that causes a slight burning or spicy sensation in the mouth and throat is robust. We rate intensity between 5 values: Mild, Medium, Medium Robust, Robust and Extreme.

Harvest Date: Fall 2022

As a fresh food product, properly stored olive oil should be consumed within 2 years from the time of harvest for best flavor. Harvest runs from October through January in Northern Hemisphere regions, and from April through July in Southern Hemisphere regions.

Pairs Well With

  • Leafy Green Salads
  • Garden Salads
  • Roasted/Grilled Veg
  • Boiled/Steamed Veg
  • Broiled Fish
  • Fried Fish

Dendron is an exceptional extra virgin olive oil crushed from freshly picked olives grown in the famous Sitia PDO region located on the eastern side of the Greek island of Crete. Although the olives are from the classic Koroneiki variety, the area’s unique microclimate combined with the dedication and passion of small local producers, results in a delicate and aromatic oil that is especially suitable as a finishing oil for grilled fish, green salads and pastas.

Nutritional Value

Nutritional Value

Extra virgin olive oil is arguably the best edible oil with its pleasant flavor, antioxidant properties and health benefits. Rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, fat-soluble vitamin K, and vitamin E, extra virgin olive oil is also a gluten free food.

Nutrition FactsServing Size 1 tablespoon (15ml)
Calories 120% of Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
  • Saturated fat 2g
  • Trans fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat 2 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 10 g
  • 10%

Cholesterol 0 mg0%
Sodium 0 mg0%
Potassium 0 mg0%
Total Carbohydrate 0 mg
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Sugar 0 g
  • 0%
  • 0%
Protein 0 g0%
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin B-60%
Vitamin C0%
Vitamin D0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

  • Why Buy Olive Oil Online?

    It is a proven fact that in just eight hours of close exposure to strong fluorescent lights, a bottle of olive oil packed in a clear glass bottle will be totally destroyed having lost its color, flavors and aromas. While oil packed in a dark glass bottle offers considerably better protection, it too becomes vulnerable when exposed to strong light and can be completely destroyed in less than a week, which makes purchasing olive oil in a supermarket a less than desirable prospect.

    Beyond that, the vast majority of the oils sold in the USA have inadequate or even misleading labels. The consumer is given little to no information as to where the oil was actually produced or from what variety of olives it was made, but most importantly, WHEN the oil was harvested.

  • What Are Some Of The Best Olive Oils?

    Simply put, the best olive oils are extra virgin olive oils. However, adulteration of extra virgin olive oil is a hot topic in the past and present, and many studies continue to examine the contents inside a bottle of olive oil. This problem still persists in the industry, especially at the supermarket level.

    That's why we created Olive Oil Lovers: to bring some of the world's best olive oils from the most trusted producers to the U.S. market. All of our producers are quality driven in their manufacturing practices. We also conduct an intensive screening of every producer and product on our site - often visting their estates and seeing their practices first-hand - and accept only producers who meet our high standards. To go the extra mile, all of our imported oils are proven extra virgin through chemical analysis in accordance to strict European Union regulations. Therefore, you can trust that any oil you purchase with us at Olive Oil Lovers will be genuine, 100% extra virgin olive oil.

  • How Long Will Olive Oil Last After The Harvest Date?

    There are two dates that producers may choose to print on a bottle, using either one or both. The "Use By" date is what our producers put on their products to say, "use when at its freshest quality." The taste and quality of the oil doesn't typically diminish over time though, unless it's open and exposed to oxygen.

    The "Harvest Date" is when the olives for the oil were actually picked and crushed. This date can be any time between late October to mid-December for the Northern Hemisphere, and these new harvest olive oils begin to arrive in the United States in February and March the following year. For oils from the Southern Hemisphere, from countries such as Chile or South Africa, harvest occurs any time between late April to mid-June.

  • When Is Olive Oil Considered Past its Prime?

    While this answer can vary depending on the olive variety, time of harvest, and how the product is stored, in general an extra virgin olive oil will retain much of its flavor and aromas for 18-30 months in an unopened container. However, any exposure to light and/or oxygen will begin to degrade the oil. Once opened, olive oil should be consumed ideally within 1-2 months, with a maximum of perhaps 4-6 months. When purchasing a 3L or 5L tin, if the oil is typically not consumed within this timeframe, we recommend decanting the oil into smaller, sealed containers and storing in a cool, dark place.

    Olive oils with higher polyphenol counts will have a longer shelf-life. Higher polyphenol numbers are the result of both the olive variety and when the olive was harvested. Green olives harvested early in the season produce less oil, but have higher polyphenol counts than oils from ripe olives. You can find the polyphenol counts for many of our extra virgin olive oils listed on their product page.

The Producer

Deli Foods

Deli Foods was created by a dedicated brother and sister team who are committed to producing an exceptional award-winning oil by selecting the very best oils pressed each year in their Sitia homeland. Their line of olive oil, Dendron, is a protected designation of origin (PDO) extra virgin olive oil pressed from Koroneiki olives.


Deli Foods

Deli Foods was created by a dedicated brother and sister team who are committed to producing an exceptional award-winning oil by selecting the very best oils pressed each year in their Sitia homeland. Their line of olive oil, Dendron, is a protected designation of origin (PDO) extra virgin olive oil pressed from Koroneiki olives.