Extra Virgin Olive Oils

Athinoelia Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Athinoelia Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Athinoelia Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Athinoelia Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Harvest: 2022

Country / Region: Greece

Intensity: Medium

Description: Produced in the Greek province of Lakonia, a region in the southeastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula, the Athinoelia is rare, but also considered one of the oldest varieties in Greece. It has a very smooth and balanced flavour profile, and is often combined with the better-known Greek variety, the Koroneiki, to create a unique and distinct olive oil. Here however, we are able to experience the Athinoelia in its complete beauty: as a single varietal, pure, and divine! This is an early harvest example from Greece, harvested in early October; this variety matures slowly and is typically collected in late December through January. The Oleocanthal content for this oil measures at 112ppm.  

Tasting Profile / Serving Suggestions: This early harvest  Greek variety is creamy and displays notes of baking spice and green almond with a Szechuan peppercorn finish. The lingering spicy mouth feel and slight astringency are the result of healthy Oleocanthal content of 112ppm, comprising 30% of the total phenol content. This is a stunning example of the Athinoelia varietal and it is sure to please.

Chemical Analysis at time of crush:

Free Fatty Acids (FFA): 0.18
Peroxides: 7.15 mEqO2/kg
Oleic Acid: 76.3
BIOphenols: 360.7 mg caffeic acid/kg
DAG: 94.3
PPP: < 0.7
Squalene: 2657.4 ppm
a-Tocopherols: 283.3 ppm
Harvest / Crush Date: 2022 / October

Sensory Evaluation:
Fruitiness: 5.0
Bitterness: 3.0
Pungency: 4.0

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Non GMO Project Verified

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.

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