Varietal Olive Oils
Fresh crushed olive oil is like fresh squeezed fruit juice in that it contains the most flavor and nutrients. Becoming intimately familiar with a particular extra virgin olive oils flavor characteristics and chemistry, i.e., antioxidant content, oleic acid, FFA, and crush date will help you make an educated decision about which olive oil is right for you.
We now include this information for our Varietal Oils. See our Crucial Olive Oil Chemistry Definition Key, for a ccomplete understanding of these properties.
We are proud to offer the freshest Extra Virgin Olive Oil available from both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
We do our best to ship the exact oil that you order, if necessary, substitutions for varietals will be made with an extra virgin olive oil/varietal with similar./same characteristics, i.c. mild, medium, bold or robust.
Athinolia (Greece) Mild Intensity
Fragrant and creamy with notes of dried herbs and pine nuts. This is an extremely early harvest example from Greece. This variety matures slowly and is typically collected in late December through January. A perfect creamy EVOO.*Biophenols: 272 ppm *FFA: 0.28 *Oleic Acid: 75.9 *Peroxide: 9.7
*DAGs: 93.3 *PPP: 1.0
Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment:Fruitiness: 5.0 Bitterness: 3.3 Pungency: 3.5
As measured at the time of crush*Crush Date: NOVEMBER 2019 100256 Learn More
Barnea (Aus) Medium Intensity – May 2019
This stunning example of a Barnea showcases notes of fennel and green apple with a clean, peppery finish. An exotic and complex oil variety.
*Biophenols: 357 *FFA: 0.28
*Oleic Acid: 73.6 *Peroxide: 5.3
*DAGs: 97.5 *PPP: <.20
Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment: Fruitiness: 5.0 Bitterness: 3.5 Pungency: 3.5
*As measured at the time of crush.
Country of Origin: Australia IOO355Learn More
$17.95A delicate Portuguese Chiquitia. This uncommon variety is a cross between Picual and Arbequina varieties. It is sweet, mild and creamy with notes of almond. No bitterness and fruity finish.Biophenols: 193 FFA: 0.14Oleic Acid: 68.6 Peroxide: 6.3DAGs: 97.5 PPP: 1.0Organolepetic Taste Panel Assessment: Fruitiness: 4.0 Bitterness: 3.0 Pungency: 3.3*As measured at the time of crush.
Country of Origin: Portugal (1OO566) November 2019Learn More
$17.95This complex Cornicabra is a unique variety, this oil displays a green apple front, a creamy green almond center and fruity and floral finish with a slight lingering pepperiness. Biophenols: 332 FFA: .16Oleic Acid: 74.7 Peroxide: 5.2DAGs: 97.7 PPP: <1.0Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment: Fruitiness: 5.5 Bitterness: 3.8 Pungency: 4.5*As measured at the time of crush. Country of Origin: Portugal IOO561 November 2019 Learn More
Frantoio/Leccino (Chile) Medium Intensity May 2018
Beautifully fragrant on the nose, this classic example of a Frantoio/Leccino displays prominent notes of cut grass, fresh cut herbs and green apple peel. Lingering pepper!
*Polyphenols: 343 ppm *FFA: 0.20
*Oleic Acid: 74.1 *Peroxide: 2.4
*DAGs: 96.4 *PPP: 0.3
Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment:
Fruitiness: 6.0 Bitterness: 4.0 Pungency: 5.3
*As measured at the time of crush
Crush Date: MAY 2019 100174Learn More
High phenol, floral and incredibly balanced Hoji. Dominant notes of green apple, green avocado with a lingering pepper finish with a well balanced fruitiness. Always a favorite!Biophenols: 507 FFA: 0.20Oleic Acid: 77. 5 Peroxide: 4DAGs: 97.6 PPP: 1.0Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment:Fruitiness: 6.0 Bitterness: 4.5 Pungency: 5.0* As measured at the time of crush
Country of Origin: Spain (1OO579) NOVEMBER 2019Learn More
$17.95A coveted variety native to Sicily. This Nocellara showcases prominent savory and creamy notes of artichoke and hint of fresh cut grass. It is well balanced and has a delicate peppery finish. Biophenols: 280.4 FFA: 0.19Oleic Acid: 70. 7 Peroxide: 6.3DAGs: 93.6 PPP: 1.0Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment:Fruitiness: 5.0 Bitterness: 3.0 Pungency: 3.5* As measured at the time of crush
Country of Origin: ITALY (1OO895) NOVEMBER 2019Learn More
This early harvest green Picual is savory and grassy, displaying stunning notes of tomato leaf, savory artichoke and green apple. This Picual has pleasing pepper notes with a medium intensity in bitterness. Truly a well balanced oil.Biophenols: 355.1 FFA: .17Oleic Acid: 76.2 Peroxide: 4.0DAGs: 96.8 PPP: <1.0Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment: Fruitiness: 5.0 Bitterness: 4.0 Pungency: 4.0*As measured at the time of crush. Country of Origin: Spain (IOO100) November 2019 Learn More