Extra Virgin Olive Oils

Picual Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Melgarejo
Picual Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Melgarejo

Picual Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Melgarejo

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Picual Extra Virgin Olive Oil "Melgarejo"

Harvest: 2020

Country / Region: Spain

Intensity: Medium

Description: This season's harvest of the Picual is a perfect example of Spain's most popular olive variety. A visually stunning example of an Early Harvest Picual crafted by one of the most decorated producers in the world, this medium intensity olive oil is intensely aromatic and vibrant green! The Picual is the most commonly planted olive variety in both hemispheres, and is the most widely cultivated variety in Spain. It has proven successful in many regions outside of Spain as well.

Tasting Profile / Serving Suggestions: Intensely aromatic and vibrant green! It displays prominent notes of tomato leaf and stone fruit with a creamy center, lingering pepper, and an astringent finish. Visually stunning and complex in flavour. Great with roasts, grilled meats, potatoes, paella, soup, and big salads!

Chemical Analysis at time of crush:

Free Fatty Acids (FFA): 0.14%
Peroxides: 4.4 mEqO2/kg
Oleic Acid: 74.9
BIOphenols: 291.1 mg caffeic acid/kg
DAG: 97.5
PPP: < 1.0
Squalene: 7389.9 ppm
a-Tocopherols: 303.9 ppm
Harvest / Crush Date: 2020 November

Sensory Evaluation:
Fruitiness: 6.0
Bitterness: 3.5
Pungency: 4.3

Certifications:
Ultra Premium
Non GMO Project Verified

Awards:
Gold - 2021 Olive Japan Olive Oil Competition - Japan
Gold - 2021 TerraOlivo - International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition - Israel

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: $18.95
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