Herdade Do Esporao, Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil 16.9 fl oz (500 ml)

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The olives for this extra virgin olive oil are grown organically at the estate of Herdade de Esporao in Alentejo. Known for their internationally lauded olive oil and wine, they use environmentally friendly agricultural methods and press the oils in their 100% sustainable olive mill. 

Terroir olive oil is produced from varieties of Cobrançosa and Arbequina olives using organic production. The fruits are carefully selected from the field to the oil mill, resulting in an authentic and genuine olive oil, full of scents and flavors.

AWARDS

2018, NYOOC – NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL OLIVE OIL COMPETITION, Organic Delicate Blend Category – Silver

2018, ‘Concurso Nacional de Azeites de Portugal’ (National portuguese olive oil competition) – Best of the Market 2018

2018, ‘Feira Nacional de Olivicultura’ (National olive-growing fair) Virgin Olive Oil Contest, Organic Category – Gold Medal

2018, ‘Feira Nacional de Olivicultura’ (National olive-growing fair) Virgin Olive Oil Contest, ‘Quinta’ olive oil Category – Gold Medal

VARIETIES

Arbequina, Cobrançosa

ASPECT

Greenish tint resulting from the use of green olives.

SCENT

Very balanced with a medium fruitiness, floral aroma and notes of freshly cut grass, green wheat and artichoke.

PALATE

Harmonious, complex, slightly spicy and moderately bitter, with a nutty finish.

USE AND PAIRING

For people seeking a genuine product full of flavor. It should be used cold, ideal for boiled, steamed, or grilled vegetables, lean fish, and salads in general.