Extra Virgin Olive Oils

Chiquitita Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Chiquitita Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Chiquitita Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Chiquitita Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Harvest: 2018

Country / Region: Portugal

Intensity: Mild

Description: A rare example of a Spanish varietal that has been around since 1991. This newly discovered cultivar is a natural cross between the iconic Spanish Picual and Arbequina varieties. Our first harvest and example of this rare varietal this year is produced in Portugal and impresses the palate with its delicate flavours. To learn more about the origins of this varietal please click on the link: Chiquitita Olive Origins.

Tasting Profile / Serving Suggestions: It is slightly sweet with its low bitterness score, delicate on the palate, and displays pleasant notes of green almond. It has a delightful fruity finish and also has one of the lowest FFA scores we’ve ever seen! A very versatile olive oil!

Chemical Analysis at time of crush:

Free Fatty Acids (FFA): 0.08
Peroxides: 5.4 mEqO2/kg
Oleic Acid: 71.7
Polyphenols: 125 mg caffeic acid/kg
BIOphenols: 179.5 mg caffeic acid/kg
DAG: 97.3
PPP: < 1.0
Harvest / Crush Date: November 2018

Sensory Evaluation:
Fruitiness: 5.3
Bitterness: 3.0
Pungency: 3.8

Ultra Premium
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.

Price: $16.95
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