Look for pleasant fruit flavors characteristic of fresh ripe or green olives. Ripe fruit yields oils that are milder, aromatic, buttery, and floral, while green fruit yields oils that are grassy, herbaceous, bitter, and pungent. Fruitiness also varies with the variety of olive.
Good Extra Virgin Olive Oil is...
Fresh olives oil will have a mostly pleasant acrid flavor sensation on the tongue.
A peppery sensation in the mouth and throat is a sign of abundant nutrients in good, fresh extra virgin olive oil.
A balanced Delicate-style extra virgin olive oil
Fruit of green but riper olive, ripe banana and tomato, tropical fruit and almond.
A balanced medium-style extra virgin olive oil
Fruit of green and ripe olives, olive leaf, dry grass, mint. Rosemary and tomato leaf.
A balanced Intense-style extra virgin olive oil
Fruit of green olives, olive leaf, artichoke, green beans. Selection of herbs and green tomato.
TOUR & TASTING
– FROM OLIVE TO OIL –
11h00 Mon – Fri Bookings Essential
**Tour groups on request
-History of the olives, Orchard, Olive Production and Harvesting
-Olive pressing can be observed (In Season)
-Olive press machinery will be shown and a video on the process(Out of Season)
-Tasting of different olive oil cultivars and Intensity’s.