A large, rounded-oval fruit, with purple-green skin, originated in Dos Hermanas, Seville, in southern Spain. "Manzanillas" means little apples in Spanish. Known for a rich taste and thick pulp, it is a prolific bearer, grown around the world.
One of the most important Italian varieties, especially favoured in the area of Puglia, the largest olive growing area of Italy. This olive has a naturally high level of polyphenols, which yield a robust tasting olive oil.