This rare early harvest extra virgin olive oil captures the unique occasion when the very first olives of the new harvest are milled on the estate of Castillo de Canena. A result of the season's first 24 hours of milling, this special Arbequina extra virgin olive oil delivers intense flavors of almond, green apple, banana and a dash of pepper delight the palate, resulting in an excellent oil for cooking fish, preparing vinaigrettes and mayonnaise.
Every year these special oils receive a new label design for their cherry-red bottles. The design for the 2022 harvest was created by the Dominican musician Juan Luis Guerra. The label features beautiful pink roses painted by his wife, Nora.
- Gold award winner in 2019 from Olive Japan.
- Cold Extraction
- Variety: Arbequina
- Acidity: 0.12%
- Harvest Date: Fall 2022
- Size: 500ml (16.9oz)
- Product of Andalusia, Spain
Tasting Notes & Aromas
Tasting notes: almond, green apple, banana and a dash of pepper.
Aromas: Almonds, apple.
Try pairing with leafy green salads and bitter green salads.
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- What's the difference between virgin and extra virgin olive oil?
If the olive oil is found to be fruity, has no defects and has a free acidity that is less than or equal to 0.8, it is graded as extra-virgin. If the olive oil has minimal defects and is found to have a free acidy between 0.8 and 2.0, it is graded as virgin. Learn more
- What is olive oil good for?
Regardless of the type, olive oil is high in monounsaturated fatty acids. Eating monounsaturated fats help lower your "bad" LDL cholesterol. The health benefits of olive oil have been attributed to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
- How many types of olive oil exist?
There are five primary grades of olive oil:extra virgin oil, virgin oil, refined oil, pure olive oil and olive pomace oil. Each type of oil has a different smoke point, and this smoke point depends on the quality of the oil. The lower the smoke point of oil, the better the quality. Learn more
- Why is olive oil considered liquid gold?
It has been the fountain of great wealth and power, anointing the noblest of heads throughout history. Olive oil was used to produce both medicine and cosmetics: Hippocrates called it “the great healer” and Homer “liquid gold”, Galen praised it for its positive effects on health.
Ingredients: Extra Virgin Olive oil Maximum Acidity 0.12%
A Cholesterol Free Product.
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