Made from 100% Picual olives harvested and bottled on the private family estate of Nobleza del Sur, this fruity, green, herbaceous oil has aromas of banana and apple peel, with a fresh taste, slight bitterness, and moderately spicy finish. This oil forms an excellent pairing with a variety of meats, seafood, and hard cheeses. It also works nicely both in sauce preparations and for finishing desserts like chocolate ice cream.
As one of the main daytime pollinators of the world’s food supply, the bee represents a natural indicator of the health of the olive groves. To help bring attention to issues of climate change and the overuse of pesticides in agriculture, both of which threaten the world’s bee population, the producers of Nobleza del Sur chose the bee to represent their early harvest organic DAY extra virgin olive oil.
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Variety: Picual
- Intensity: Robust
- Harvest Date: Fall 2022
- Size: 500ml (18.9 oz)
- Product of Andalusia, Spain
Tasting Notes & Aromas
Tasting notes: Green Herbs, Grass.
Aromas: Grass, Banana, Apple.
This oil forms an excellent pairing with a variety of meats, seafood, and hard cheeses.
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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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