One of the top 50 Best Olive Oil in the World, this 100% Hojiblanca organic extra virgin olive oil is intensely fruity with aromas of herbaceous plants, thyme and mint with prominent notes of tomato and garden vegetables. The taste is initially sweet with a green almond flavor and a moderately spicy finish. This fragrant oil is best when paired with heavier meals that are rich in flavor. Drizzle over toast, mixed salads, tomatoes, meat and oily fish.
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Cold Extraction
- Variety: Hojiblanca
- Harvest Date: Fall 2021
- Size: 500ml (16.9 oz)
- Product of Andalusia, Spain
Tasting Notes & Aromas
Tasting notes: Almonds, Tomato vine.
Aromas: Green Herbs, Mint, Tomato, Tomato vine, Tropical Fruit
This oil forms an excellent pairing with heavier meals that are rich in flavor. Drizzle over toast, mixed salads, tomatoes, meat and oily fish.
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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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