Thomas Jefferson referred to the olive as "the richest gift of heaven." It was an essential ingredient to dress his beloved salads from the Monticello vegetable gardens. This olive oil is raw, unfiltered, and pressed from the olives of 700-year-old trees in Sparta, Greece. The stoneware bottle protects the oil from UV light and temperature fluctuations, ensuring the highest quality. A perfect gift for a favorite cook! 16.9 fl. oz. Wax sealed. Bottled in the U.S.A.