Olive & Gourmet
Masia el Altet Duo Pack C: Premium and High End bottles- Award Winning, Cold Pressed EVOO Extra Virgin Olive Oils, 2016-2017 Harvest, two 17-Ounce Glass Bottles
Two award Winning Extra Virgin Olive Oils: Masia el Altet Premium and Masia el Altet High End. Masia el Altet Premium is intense Fruity, sweet and aromatic, with great Complexity and Character. It has notes of newly-picked tomato, banana (very pronounced), apple, green almonds, fresh herbs, kiwi, artichoke and aromatic plants. It is a "Coupage" or blend of 5 varieties of olives; approximately 30% Changlot Real, 30% Picual and 40% of native varieties: Genovesa, Blanqueta and Alfafarenca which helps to create and oil with great personality- distinct from any other. Masia el Altet High End is an award winning olive oil made 100% from the Picual olive variety. This is an Extra Virgin Olive Oil that experts in Spain have described as elegant, very elegant Masia el Altet olive oils enjoy an unusual low acidity of about 0.09% that makes it a rarity in the olive oil world, this characteristic alone is pursued by many connoisseurs. The production is limited to the Estate which is comprised of an olive grove situated in a unique environment. Half of the Estate is located in Sierra Mariola Natural Park and the other half in the northern slope of Font Roja Natural Park- this is in the middle of the Alicante Mountains of Spain. The olive grove is at an altitude of 780-830 mts. above sea level and benefits from an uncommon Mediterranean microclimate with a Continental influence that give brief Spring and Autumn seasons, temperate Summers and very cold Winters. The latter makes it difficult for olive trees to grow but has proved to be a positive factor in the quality of the oil. Harvested Pre-Envero in early Autumn 2012 to maximize the content of antioxidants and other health promoting nutrients To conserve the health promoting compounds best used cold: dippings, salad dressings or just added cold to a hot dish at the time of serving.