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Castillo de Canena Picual First Day of Harvest
A Fresh First
Castillo de Canena treats you to the best of the best extra virgin oil with their Picual First day oil. Made from the first olives harvested on the first day and processed before 4 hours after picking, this oil fans your nostrils with an intense, fruity aroma before greeting your tongue with a bitter and spicy/minty finish. With its insane high tolerance to heat, get ready to experiment with lots of dishes.
Tasting Notes from the Curator
Made to provide a memorable experience in any meal, Castillo de Canena Picual First day harvest oil has an intense green hue which expresses loads of pleasure waiting for you. Upon opening its lid, you are left with the inviting herbaceous scents of almond, green grass, and banana peel. The green nectar slides down the bottle to sit on your tongue, releasing a gush of bitter and spicy flavor. It then tilts down your throat, leaving you relishing on its persistent and pleasurable mint aftertaste.
Following the high standards of the extra virgin oil to the book while opting to change your oil taste for the better, Castillo de Canena Piqual first day harvest oil is here to woo you to a memorable dish in all your recipe. This Spanish olive oil is low in acidity at 0.12 while sitting at the delicate balance of offering an oleic acid that exceeds over 80% of its lipid profile. Combining that with its high levels of polyphenol and low levels of polyunsaturated oils, you are left with one of the healthiest virgin olive oils in the world. Go ahead and fry several rounds of your favorite edible without losing the taste, smell, and profile of your premium picual oil. This fresh oil will make the perfect dressings for your salads, ingredient for your tomato soups, cured ham, gazpacho, cheeses, grilled meats and seafood, long stews, coating oil for your bread, preservative for your meats, canned edibles, sausages, and meats, breakfast recipes like toasts.
The Freshest Pick
Picual, Martena, or Loperena, as it is known for, grows heartily in its native land, Jean, Spain. This variety of olives is highly resistant to heating, which makes them one of the most sorted oils for oil production. Piqual contributes 25% to the world’s oil production. A trip to either Cordoba or Granada, Jean will introduce you to the treasured process of Picual olive cultivation.
Wanting to spice up your meal and introduce your palate to the insane experience of Picual at its very peak, the International multi-award winning firm, Castillo de Canena has developed a custom to challenge the gourmet in you to its First Day harvest, extra virgin oil using the strictest of standards and ensuring all processes follows environmentally sustainable approach.
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