“Melgarejo” Hojiblanca – Robust (Spain)

“Melgarejo” Hojiblanca – Robust (Spain)

FIRST PRIZE INTENSE GREEN FRUITINESS MARIO SOLINAS QUALITY AWARD, 2017 INTERNATIONAL EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL COMPETITION

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Description

Crush Date:  November 2017

Country of Origin: (Spain

Robust Intensity

FIRST PRIZE INTENSE GREEN FRUITINESS MARIO SOLINAS QUALITY AWARD, 2017 INTERNATIONAL EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL COMPETITION

“Intense Fruitiness, fresh, very complex and harmonious, with notes of freshly cut grass, tomato, green apple and green almond; the bitter and pungent intensity is comparable with the intensity of the fruitiness giving the oil a good balance; it is rounded off by an intense taste of green leaf, aromatic herbs, artichoke, green tomato and green banana, which together make for an exceptional oil”- 2017 INTERNATIONAL EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL COMPETITION

Chemistry Analysis (As measured at the time of crush.):

Biophenols: 565.9
FFA:  02.0
Oleic Acid:  77.4
Peroxide:  04.5
DAGs:  97.9
PPP:  <1.0

Sensory Taste Panel Assessment:

Fruitiness: 6.0
Bitterness: 4.0
Pungency: 5.5