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: 2023

Country / Region: Portugal

Intensity: Mild - Medium

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: The Chiquitita has a sweet creamy almond center followed by delicate floral notes and brief, gentle peppery finish. Always a crowd pleaser. Its delicate profile makes it ideal for baking too!  A very versatile olive oil that is sure to please the palate!

Chemical Analysis at time of crush:

Free Fatty Acids (FFA): 0.11
Peroxides: 5.68 mEqO2/kg
Oleic Acid: 65.5
BIOphenols: 429.06 mg caffeic acid/kg
DAG: 97.4
PPP: < 0.65
Squalene: 4769.4 ppm
a-Tocopherols: 321.9 ppm
Smoke Point 402 °F  / 206 °C
Harvest / Crush Date: 2023 / October

Sensory Evaluation:
Fruitiness: 5.0
Bitterness: 3.5
Pungency: 4.0

Certifications:
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: $19.95