Melgarejo Composicion Premium Blend- Award Winning Cold Pressed EVOO Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 17-Ounce Black Glass bottle.2016-2017 Harvest
Award Winning Extra Virgin Olive Oil intense fruity, made of picual, Frantoio, hojiblanca and arbequina olives. This is a complex oil with hints of tomato vine, apple, fresh grass, artichoke and green almond shell. Its flavor can be described as very well balanced: sweet, slightly bitter and pungent. OLIVE GROVE REGION: Jaen, Andalusia. ALTITUDE: 675 mts. above sea level. VARIETIES: Picual, Frantoio, Hojiblanca and Arbequina. HARVESTING SYSTEM: Mechanical means. EXTRACTION SYTEM: Two Phase Continuous System. COLOR: Green Filtered. PAIRING: Salads, meats, potatoes, pasta, cheese. Melgarejo was named "Producer of the Year 2010" by The Olive Times. Melgarejo is a family estate producer that has been in the olive oil business since the 18th century in Jaen, Spain. The current generation has demonstrated a vocation for Research and Development to extract hidden flavors and aromas from olives. The results of their labor is the Award Winning Extra Virgin Olive Oil Melgarejo Delicatessen- a blend of Picual, Frantoio, Hojiblanca and Arbequina olives. Harvested Pre Envero in early Autumn 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.
MOST RECENT AWARDS:
- Harvest 2015-2016
- New York International Olive Oil Competition: Gold Medal, Robust Blend, 2013
- SOME OF MELGAREJO'S MOST RECENT AWARDS ARE THE FOLLOWING:
- Mario Solinas Award in Madrid: Finalist 2009-2010
- Los Angeles Olive Oil Competition: GOLD MEDAL Robust, Composicion Premium, Andalucia 2013