Oro San Carlos, Estate Bottled, 500 ml

Extremely low 0.1 acidity, coupled with extremely low oxidation - Estate produced and bottled.  Producer follows principles of Integrated Crop Production to protect the environment and human health.

Beautiful coupage of Arbequina & Cornicabra varietals.  This producer`s oils are extremely popular with Michelin Star chefs due to their clean, fresh flavours and versatile profiles for all cuisine styles.  

Olives crushed within one hour of harvest for three weeks after the week of the full moon in October.

A sweeter `delicate/medium` style flavour profile as described below in Taste Experience.

Producer:   Pago Baldios San Carlos, Mid-Western Spain.  The location where Holy Roman Empire Emperor, Charles V chose to seclude himself from the stressors of his kingdom.

Since 2016 Oro San Carlos is a special coupage just for The Olivar Corp of 2 oils having become favorites by Michelin Chefs of top-of-world restaurants such as El Celler de Can Roca (see S Pellegrino top 10 for last 5 years).

Awards Highlights:

  • 2017 Best EVOO at Expoliva 2017 - Spain`s largest olive oil trade show
  • 2015 Gold, New York
  • 2015 Gold, Los Angeles
  • 2015 Gran Menzionni, Sol D`Oro Italy
  • 2015 Gran Menzioni, L`Orciolo D`Oro, Italy
  • 2015 Silver, Olive Japan
  • 2014 Silver, New York World`s Best Olive Oils
  • 2014 Silver, Los Angeles International
  • 2014 Special Mention, Sol d`Oro, Italy
  • 2014 Gold, Olive Japan
  • 2013 Silver, Los Angeles International for producer`s 100% arbequina oil - Oro has 70% of this oil and chosen by us for higher stability of the Cornicabra varietal component.
  • 2013 Great Taste Award, UK Guild of Fine Foods
  • 2012 Gold & Best of Class Los Angeles for producer`s 100% arbequina oil - Oro has 70% of this oil per above. 
  • 2011 Bronze, Los Angeles International Olive Oil Competition
  • 2010 Gormet d"Or, Paris
  • 2010 Gran Menzioni, Sol D`Oro, Italy
  • 2010 Gold Medal at Extrema Seleccion, Spain (Best from 2009 harvest in the rgion of Extremadura, Spain)
  • 2009 Silver Medal - Los Angeles International Olive Oil Competition
  • 2009 Menzione Fruttato Medio, L`Orciolo D`Oro, Presaro Italy 

2010 - Selected for "Guide des Gourmandes", France. 

2009 - Showcased at the 2009 International Gastronomic Summit`s Gala Dinner

 

TASTE EXPERIENCE:

A fantastic combination of smooth, creamy texture with a sweeter version of herbs and leafy greens.  Some tasters discern subtle notes of citrus, apple and nuttiness. Finishes with a smooth pepper.  Extremely well-balanced and versatile for just about any food pairing. 

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