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Ultra Premium Single Varietal EVOO

ultra-premiumThe UP standard is reserved for the finest extra virgin olive oils in the world, as such, the UP grade exceeds all existing European, Italian, Spanish, Greek, North American, Californian, or any other standard for the grade known as extra virgin olive oil. In order to qualify for the UP grade, the extra virgin olive oil must meet or exceed a comprehensive set of Production, Storage, Transportation, Testing, Chemistry, and Organoleptic requirements. To learn more about Ultra Premium EVOO, click here.

 

Mild:

Chiquitita EVOO          

Crush Date: November 2016

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*Polyphenols:  179
*FFA:  0.10
*Oleic Acid:  70.7
*Peroxide:  3.9
*DAGs:  95.7
*PPP:  <1.6

*As measured at the time of crush

Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment:  What is this?
Fruitiness: 4.0 | Bitterness: 3.3 | Pungency: 3.5

Originating only very recently in Spain in 1991, this new cultivar is a cross between the iconic Spanish Picual and Arbequina varieties.  Our example is sweet & delicate and hails from Portugal.  Displays pleasant notes of green almond and olive.  Rare!

Country of Origin:  Portugal

(pronounced: chick-uh-tee-tuh)

 

Medium:

Arbosana EVOO

Crush Date: November 2016

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*Polyphenols:  235
*FFA:  0.10
*Oleic Acid:  74.8
*Peroxide:  5.1
*DAGs:  96.2
*PPP:  < 1.0

*As measured at the time of crush

Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment:  What is this?
Fruitiness: 5.0 | Bitterness: 4.0 | Pungency: 4.5

Our first ever Portuguese Arbosana is fruity with a creamy mouth feel. Flavour notes are slightly confectionery and include green almond, banana & berry.  Medium intensity & very balanced. Nice pepper finish.

Country of Origin:  Portugal

(pronounced: ar-bo-saw-nuh)

 

Galega EVOO

Crush Date: November 2016

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*Polyphenols:  263
*FFA:  0.10
*Oleic Acid:  73.6
*Peroxide:  6.9
*DAGs:  98
*PPP:  < 1.0

*As measured at the time of crush

Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment:  What is this?
Fruitiness: 4.5 | Bitterness: 3.5 | Pungency: 3.5

The dominant variety in Portugal, this early harvest example is perfectly balanced with equal parts pungency and bitterness.  Delicate, creamy and viscous with pleasant confectionary flavours, berry notes and creamy almond.

Country of Origin:  Portugal

(pronounced: guh-lay-guh)

 

“Oro Bailen” Picual EVOO

Crush Date: October 2016

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*Polyphenols:  288
*FFA:  0.10
*Oleic Acid:  78.5
*Peroxide:  5.7
*DAGs:  97.0
*PPP: < 1.0

*As measured at the time of crush

Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment:  What is this?
Fruitiness: 5.5 | Bitterness: 4.0 | Pungency: 4.5

The “Oro Bailen” Picual is simply stunning.

With a great complexity of herbaceous and fruity aromas, our “Oro Bailen” Picual boasts vibrant savory notes and mid herb flavours.  It’s very fragrant with a “huge nose” and far reaching aroma. Well balanced.  Oro Bailen is one of the most decorated olive oil producers in the world

Country of Origin:  Spain

(pronounced: pik-wal)

 

 Robust:


“Melgarejo” Picual EVOO

Crush Date: November 2016

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*Polyphenols:  396
*FFA:  0.2
*Oleic Acid:  77.6
*Peroxide:  8.5
*DAGs:  95.5
*PPP:  1.8

*As measured at the time of crush

Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment:  What is this?
Fruitiness: 5.5 | Bitterness: 4.5 | Pungency: 4.5

This flawless Spanish oil comes from one of the most decorated producers in the world!  Notes include green tomato leaf, fresh cut grass and garden herbs. Ample bitterness and pungency make this oil a favourite among olive oil aficionados!  A visually stunning example of early harvest emerald green Picual.

Country of Origin:  Spain

(pronounced: pik-wal)

 

Cobrançosa EVOO

Crush Date: November 2016

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*Polyphenols:  399
*FFA:  0.20
*Oleic Acid:  72.8
*Peroxide:  7.4
*DAGs:  96.9
*PPP:  < 1.0

*As measured at the time of crush

Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment:  What is this?
Fruitiness: 4.5 | Bitterness: 4.0 | Pungency: 4.5

Historically one of our most popular Northern Hemisphere EVOOs, the Portuguese Cobrançosa is very complex.  Layered with creamy flavours and savory notes of nettle & green herb, this unique Portuguese variety has developed a loyal following.

Country of Origin:  Portugal 

(pronounced: co-bran-so-suh)

 

 “Melgarejo” Hojiblanca EVOO

Crush Date: November 2016

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*Polyphenols:  499
*FFA:  0.1
*Oleic Acid:  78.2
*Peroxide:  6.9
*DAGs:  96.4
*PPP:  < 1.0

*As measured at the time of crush

Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment:  What is this?
Fruitiness: 5.0 | Bitterness: 4.0 | Pungency: 5.0

Fragrant and complex this Hojiblanca is herbaceous and bold. Sensory attributes include creamy green almond and bittern herb.  Extremely pungent, it’s the highest phenol oil in our Northern hemisphere collection.  Celebrate the healthy burn that these phenols impart.  The high phenolic content and low FFA make this an extremely durable choice for cooking or consuming raw.  Taster’s choice!

Country of Origin:  Spain

(pronounced: oh-hee-blahn-kuh)