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DESIGNATION | Extra Virgin Olive Oil


VARIETIES | Picual and Arbequina


OLIVE GROVE AREA | 70 hectares


OLIVE GROVE

400 olive trees per hectare, intensive irrigated olive grove. Managed under an accurate sustainable agriculture farming system .


HARVEST DATE | October and November


HARVESTING | Mechanical and hand operated picking machines.


POST HARVEST | Cleaning, washing and olive oil extraction within 12 hours from harvest.


EXTRACTION | Cold extraction by a continuos two-phase decanter.


FILTRATION | Non filtered olive oil


BOTTLING | Dark green bottles of 250 ml and 500 ml.

3L Pet.


MAXIMUM ACIDITY | 0,2


PEROXIDE INDEX | 3-7


TASTING NOTES
Deep green colour with a slight yellow tone. It has a fresh and very intense aroma of green olives, dry leaf and grass.

Elegant and well balanced flavour, pungent and lightly bitter with a very persistent and fresh finish.



The "Herdade de Marcolos" Extra Virgin Olive Oil won a Bronze medal at the Los Angeles Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition 2013!

http://www.fairplex.com/wos/olive_oil_competition/AwardsCelebration/winners.asp


The "Grande Escolha" , won a Silver Medal at the Los Angeles Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition 2010! 
 

SILVER MEDAL Robust, Grande Escolha, Alentejo
http://www.fairplex.com/wos/olive_oil_competition/AwardsCelebration/winners.asp