Extra Virgin Olive Oils

Hojiblanca Extra Virgin Olive Oil "Melgarejo"
Hojiblanca Extra Virgin Olive Oil "Melgarejo"

Hojiblanca Extra Virgin Olive Oil "Melgarejo"

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Hojiblanca Extra Virgin Olive Oil "Melgarejo"

Harvest: 2021

Country / Region: Spain

Intensity: Robust

Description: This popular Spanish varietal literally means "white leaf" and is prized for its signature smoothness and clean flavour profile. Freshly pressed and produced by one of the top olive oil producers in the world, this beautiful Spanish oil wins multiple prestigious awards year after year!

Tasting Profile / Serving Suggestions: This year’s early harvest of the fragrant limited production Hojiblanca is floral with a green almond center and notes of melon. It is a complex, High Phenolic Olive Oil (HPOO) that is very fruity, with notes of stone fruit, sweet green tomato and savoury garden herbs. The finish is pungent with desirable, lingering szechuan pepper notes and astringency. A beautiful finishing oil for big dishes, - pasta, meats, roasted vegetables, and full-flavoured salads. 

Chemical Analysis at time of crush:

Free Fatty Acids (FFA): 0.22%
Peroxides: 4.7 mEqO2/kg
Oleic Acid: 76.0
BIOphenols: 608.3 mg caffeic acid/kg
DAG: 97.4
PPP: < 1.0
Squalene: 9625.3 ppm
a-Tocopherols: 430.5 ppm
Harvest / Crush Date: 2021 / October

Sensory Evaluation:
Fruitiness: 6.0
Bitterness: 5.0
Pungency: 5.5

Certifications:
Ultra Premium
Non GMO Project Verified

Awards:
1st Place "Intense Green Fruitiness" - 2021 H&F Health and Flavour Awards - University of Jaén, SPAIN

Size: 200ml / 375ml / 750ml

Packaging: Elegantly presented in a dark glass bottle to help prevent exposure to harmful UV light.

NOTE: We bottle only upon receipt of your online order, or in front of you in-store.

Price: $19.95