Produced from a selected blend of extra virgin olive oils from olives harvested on the private family estate of Nobleza del Sur, this fruity, sweet and harmonious oil exhibits complex aromas reminiscent of the many different plants coexisting in their olive groves. The oil has many applications, both in the kitchen, where it can be used on salads and in the preparation of sauces, and on the dinner table as a finishing oil on fish and other meats.
In Spain another word for the moth is the ‘nocturnal butterfly,’ as they visit the flowers that open during the nighttime. Their presence in the olive groves can provide information about the quality of the olives and the annual harvest. To help bring attention to issues of climate change and the overuse of pesticides in agriculture, both of which threaten the world’s butterfly population, the producers of Nobleza del Sur chose the butterfly to represent their early harvest organic NIGHT extra virgin olive oil.
- Silver award winner in 2020 from Olive Japan
- Variety: Arbequina, Picual
- Intensity: Medium robust
- Aromas of tropical fruits, almonds, apple.
- Harvest Date: Fall 2021
- Size: 100ml (3.38 oz)
- Product of Andalusia, Spain
Tasting Notes & Aromas
Tasting notes: Green herbs, Apple.
Aromas: Tropical fruit, Almonds, apple.
This oil forms an excellent pairing with sauces and fruit 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.
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