DARMMESS 2022 EARLY HARVEST

A Sensory Experience

Loaded with unique aromas and flavors, Darmmess is a fresh, peppery and grassy EVOO coming exclusively from Deir Mimas village, Lebanon, commonly referred to as the "Bordeaux of Lebanese olive oils". Do not hesitate to discover its complex yet harmonious taste, reminiscent of unripe "Souri" green olives with bitter spicy notes and a green fruitiness. Enjoy it raw as a finishing drizzling oil. Available in limited quantities.

An Elixir Of Life

Analyzed at Athens University, our 2022 evoo shows a very high concentration of Elenolides (E), an important high quality marker. Ranging between 910 and 1213 mg/kg across our 6 lots, Elenolides are the scientific evidence that our product is outstandingly fresh, coming from unripe olives and processed with very little water. Two tablespoons daily of Darmmess 2022 has a serious potential antihypertensive activity. Loaded also with strong antioxidants called polyphenols, Darmmess is an elixir of life. 

Socially Responsible

Since early 2021, Darmmess embraced willingly the social enterprise business model. Our priorities became centered around supporting and empowering our local community. We make up for the marketing and distribution gaps in the value chain of our farmers, while providing them with a professional technical assistance around best organic agricultural practice. All united, we thrive towards building a global territorial branding of Deir Mimas village and are advancing towards our goals of waste and carbon emission reductions.

The "Bordeaux Of Olive Oils"

Transparent and traceable, Darmmess comes exclusively from Deir Mimas, commonly referred to as the “Bordeaux of Lebanese Olive Oils”. Home to 130,000 ancient olive trees harking back to Biblical times, this authentic small village is known for its white soil naturally rich in clay, the temperate climate and the ideal altitude. Deir Mimas makes a uniquely favorable environment for olive groves.

LOT: AN/OCT22/DM

Organoleptic Score: 93/100

Type: High Phenolic and Filtered Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Recommended daily Intake: 2 Tablespoons
Origin: Deir Mimas Village ("Bordeaux of Olive Oils"), South Lebanon 
Cultivar:  100% Souri Unripe Green Olives, one of the best and oldest varieties in the world
Collection period: October 3rd to 18th, 2022
Yield: 15%
Aroma: A green aroma with a strong note of fresh, green tomato leaf, green apple, cut grass, herbs and basil with the power of fresh almond. Medium intensity of pungent and bitter taste with almond, black and red pepper, and walnut in the aftertaste.

Taste: Medium Bitterness (4.8/10). Medium Green Fruitiness (5.7/10). Medium Pungency (5.9/10).
Acidity: 0.15 % (max 0.8 %)
Peroxide: 4 mEqo2 /kg (max 20)
Polyphenols concentration ( High):  382 mg/kg (min 64)

Elenolides concentration ( High):  1170mg/kg 

LOT: FM/OCT22/DM

Organoleptic Score: 91/100

Type: Early Harvest and Filtered Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Recommended daily Intake: 2 Tablespoons
Origin: Deir Mimas Village ("Bordeaux of Olive Oils"), South Lebanon 
Cultivar:  100% Souri Unripe Green Olives, one of the best and oldest varieties in the world
Collection period: October 6th to 18th, 2022
Yield: 15%
Aroma: A robust olive fruitiness reminiscent of early harvested olives. Its aroma is definite and delicate with a trace of floral, green tomato, fresh almond, and green apple. Robust intensity of pungency and bitter taste of artichoke, arugula, red pepper, fresh walnut and tomatoes.

Taste: Medium Bitterness (5.6/10). Medium Green Fruitiness (5.3/10). Medium Pungency (6/10).
Acidity: 0.17 % (max 0.8 %)
Peroxide: 4.3 mEqo2 /kg (max 20)
Elenolides concentration (High):  978 mg/kg 

LOT: HD/OCT22/DM

Organoleptic Score: 84/100

Type: High Phenolic and Filtered Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Recommended daily Intake: 2 Tablespoons
Origin: Deir Mimas Village ("Bordeaux of Olive Oils"), South Lebanon 
Cultivar:  100% Souri Unripe Green Olives, one of the best and oldest varieties in the world
Collection period: October 3rd to 16th, 2022
Yield: 17.75%
Aroma: Starts with green sensation and medium hints of freshly harvested olives. A nice green notes coming from a herbaceous impression of green apple, tomato leaf, and fruits. Mint complete its aroma. Medium/delicate intensity of pungency and bitter taste like almond; red chili and green pepper finish. 

Taste: Medium Bitterness (3.9/10). Medium Green Fruitiness (5.2/10). Medium Pungency (5/10).
Acidity: 0.15 % (max 0.8 %)
Peroxide: 3.9 mEqo2 /kg (max 20)
Polyphenols concentration ( High):  285 mg/kg (min 64)

Elenolides concentration ( High):  1189 mg/kg 

LOT: IB/OCT22/DM

Organoleptic Score: 82/100

Type: Early Harvest & Filtered Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Recommended daily Intake: 2 Tablespoons
Origin: Deir Mimas Village ("Bordeaux of Olive Oils"), South Lebanon 
Cultivar:  100% Souri Unripe Green Olives, one of the best and oldest varieties in the world
Collection period: October 3rd to 8th, 2022
Yield: 11.5%
Aroma: A medium olive fruitiness of a delicious sensation of ripe and green olives. Its odour shows hints of ripe tomato, grass, ripe fruits (ananas, apple), and olive leaves. Pungent and bitter are present and dosed with red chili pepper and arugula at the end.

Taste: Medium Bitterness (3.5/10). Medium Green Fruitiness (4.4/10). Medium Pungency (4.8/10).
Acidity: 0.18 % (max 0.8 %)
Peroxide: 6.3 mEqo2 /kg (max 20)
Elenolides concentration ( High):  910 mg/kg 

LOT: JS/OCT22/DM

Organoleptic Score: 88/100

Type: Early Harvest and Filtered Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Recommended daily Intake: 2 Tablespoons
Origin: Deir Mimas Village ("Bordeaux of Olive Oils"), South Lebanon 
Cultivar:  100% Souri Unripe Green Olives, one of the best and oldest varieties in the world
Collection period: October 3rd to 12th, 2022
Yield: 13%
Aroma: A pleasant EVOO with great fruit character and intense notes of green and ripe harvested olives. Its smell is herbaceous and displaying evident notes of ripe fruits (apple, banana), vegetable and tomato. Powerful and fine with a balanced relationship between bitterness and pungent notes of artichoke, almond, black pepper, and radish.

Taste: Medium Bitterness (3.8/10). Medium Green Fruitiness (3.3/10). Medium Pungency (4.2/10).
Acidity: 0.14 % (max 0.8 %)
Peroxide: 4.5 mEqo2 /kg (max 20)
Elenolides concentration ( High):  1090 mg/kg 

LOT: MK/OCT22/DM

Organoleptic Score: 95/100

Type: Early Harvest and Filtered Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Recommended daily Intake: 2 Tablespoons
Origin: Deir Mimas Village ("Bordeaux of Olive Oils"), South Lebanon 
Cultivar:  100% Souri Unripe Green Olives, one of the best and oldest varieties in the world
Collection period: October 5th to 14th, 2022
Yield: 12%
Aroma: Entirely green notes that reminiscent of early harvested olives enriched by a hint of green tomato, cut grass, basil, floral, fresh fruits (green apple) and evident balsamic note (eucalyptus).Its taste is medium, right note of pungency and bitter from olives that are green. Herbaceous background of chicory, fresh walnut, tomato, black pepper and red chili pepper.

Taste: Medium Bitterness (3.9/10). Medium Green Fruitiness (5.6/10). Medium Pungency (5.5/10).
Acidity: 0.14 % (max 0.8 %)
Peroxide: 4.6 mEqo2 /kg (max 20)
Elenolides concentration ( High):  1213 mg/kg