EVOO La Cultivada HOJIBLANCA 2017 Harvest

$28.99

100% Hojiblanca grown at 1000 feet in elevation in a dry Mediterranean climate. Farming is all organic and fruit is harvested by hand. Olives are crushed within two hours of harvesting to lock in the freshest oil possible. Flavors of apple balance the delicious grassy notes. It’s an incredible feat in olive oil production. It has a beautiful yellow gold color with bright green edges, it’s medium bodied with aromas of freshly cut grass, apple and celery. Bitterness and spiciness are low. On the pallet this oil is so fresh that there isn’t an oily texture, it disappears and you are left with delicious green grass, apple and olive flavors.
Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain
Medium Fruit
Polyphenol count: 378 mg/kg
Harvest and Crush Date: November 7 2015
500 ml. Tin
Assort 3 Bottles Minimum….
Free Freight In the 48 Contiguous States

Description

Located near Cordoba in the shadows of the Sierra Morena Mountains in Andalusia, La Cultivada is the passion of Pedro Vecino Riera. In 1990 Pedro set a new course for the estate dedicated only to high quality through expressive and fresh olive oils. The farm is blessed with the near perfect combination of Mediterranean summers and mountain influenced winters making a special place for Hojiblanca to thrive. While olives have been cultivated and oil produced here since Roman times it really has been only in the last 20 years that a dedicated handful of producers have started a revolution in quality over quantity and the results are astonishing.
The oils are produced from early harvested olives that are pressed in less than a 2 hours to lock in freshness at its peak. The cool, soft extraction yields oil with gorgeous apple fruit to balance the delicious grassy notes. It’s an incredible feat in olive oil production. It has a beautiful yellow gold color with bright green edges, it’s medium bodied with aromas of freshly cut grass, apple and celery. Bitterness and spiciness are low. On the pallet this oil is so fresh that there isn’t an oily texture, it disappears and you are left with delicious green grass, apple and olive flavors. It can be used on everything in the kitchen but would excel in vegetable soups, fresh grilled bread with tomatoes, fish, raw oysters, vegetable pastas and mushroom risotto. It’s packaged in a beautiful gold tin for maximum preservation of freshness and the label is original artwork from the Spanish artist Pedro Mora.

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