This exceptional extra virgin olive oil is produced exclusively from Picual olives grown on the family-owned farm of Nobleza del Sur in the fertile region of Jaén, an area in Southern Spain renowned for its abundant sunshine and unique microclimate. The olives are harvested early in October and crushed at their local family mill, resulting in an oil that is emerald green in color with complex fruity and herbaceous aromas of olive leaf, wheat grass, tomato, banana and green almond. Try this oil on bitter green salads, grilled garden vegetables and drizzled over hearty soups.
- Gold award winner in 2021 from NYIOOC
- Variety: Picual
- Intensity: Robust
- Aromas of olive leaf and grass
- Harvest Date: Fall 2021
- Size: 100ml (3.38 oz)
- Product of Andalusia, Spain
Tasting Notes & Aromas
Tasting notes: Tomato, Apple, Almonds.
Aromas: Olive Leaf, Grass, Tomato Vine, Green Herbs.
This oil forms an excellent pairing with bitter green salads, roasted/grilled veg, aged cheese, red meat, soups & stews, white meat.
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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.
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