We’d like to take a moment to celebrate a monumental win! Melgarejo takes First prize in the MARIO SOLINAS Competition in the Intense Category for the 2016 HOJIBLANCA. For those who do not know, the Mario Solinas competition is promoted as the most prestigious, most heavily vetted, closely scrutinized extra virgin olive oil competition in the world! We have this delicious Spanish Olive Oil available for sale in our store and online until supplies last!
“Melgarejo” Hojiblanca EVOO
*Crush Date: November 2016
Fragrant and complex this Hojiblanca is herbaceous and bold. Sensory attributes include creamy green almond and bittern herb. Extremely pungent, it’s the highest phenol oil in our Northern hemisphere collection. Celebrate the healthy burn that these phenols impart. The high phenolic content and low FFA make this an extremely durable choice for cooking or consuming raw. Taster’s choice!
*Polyphenols: 499! *FFA: 0.10
*Oleic Acid: 78.2 *Peroxide: 6.9
*DAGs: 96.4 *PPP: <1.0
Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment:
Fruitiness: 5.0 Bitterness: 4.0 Pungency: 5.0
*As measured at the time of crush.
Country of origin: (SPAIN)