Casas de Hualdo Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (500ml) - Cornicabra & Arbequina Blend
Casas de Hualdo Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (500ml) - Cornicabra & Arbequina Blend
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Casas de Hualdo Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (500ml) - Cornicabra & Arbequina Blend

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Fragrant and balanced

Produced from small batches of the best organic olives from our estate in Cuenca province.

This interesting EVOO is another example of our commitment to the environment, sustainability and continuous improvement.

The result is a pleasant and fragrant oil with a long aftertaste.

Olive

This blend of our organic Arbequina and Cornicabra varieties has a perfect balance between the marked character of the Cornicabra variety and the subtle fruitiness of the Arbequina.

These olive trees are grown in extreme conditions at 800m altitudes.

Full of aromas, our Organic EVOO is characterized by its medium intensity, with a predominance of fruity notes over bitter and spicy tones.

Chemical Parameters Campaign 2020/2021:

Acidity: 0.16% I. Peroxides: 2.4 meq Esters: <10 ppm Polyphenols: 713 ppm

Tasting notes

The nose reveals a fresh, perfumed and complex oil. Soft sensations of tomato and ripe fruit appear, along with subtle green hints.

On the palate, the entry is sweet and silky, and after a moment, bitter and spicy sensations of medium intensity unfold. Aromas of tomato, arugula, chicory, avocado, alloza, green apple and green grass are discovered, with ripe notes of apple and banana prevailing.

Pair it with…

Our organic EVOO gives character to rocket, tomato and nut salads. In the kitchen, it enhances rice dishes with rabbit and fried squid. It combines ideally with spoon dishes such as fabada and stewed pinto beans with cabbage. What about combining it with sweet and savoury touches in a turkey stuffed with raisins and chestnuts?

Arbequina variety:

Olive oil made from Arbequina variety is aromatic, sweet and fruity with a little bitterness. Typical aromas: green grass, tomato, apple, banana, ripe fruit. Usually, oils made from the Arbequina variety has low oxidation resistance. Producers mix the Arbequina olive oil with other olive oil to increase the stability in terms of aroma, body and resistance to oxidation.

Cornicabra variety:

The oil extracted from Cornicabra olives has a high content of Oleocanthal. Typical aromas:  green leaves, tomato and almond. Early harvested Cornicabea oil is intense spicy and bitter. If the olives are harvested later in the season the oil can be more forgiving, sweet with notes of exotic fruits just as avocado. As it is a stable oil it is suitable for cooking and frying.

About Casas de Hualdo:

Casas de Hualdo is a relatively young family business working on 630 hectares with 285 000 olive trees. They planted their first olive tree in 1996 and had their first harvest in 1999. In the year 2009, they opened their mill and this is the point when the Casas de Hualdo story gets exciting. Just a few years later they become one of the most recognised olive oil producers of Spain with countless national and international awards won. We think Casas de Hualdo is the perfect example of finding the balance between utilising the latest technology while maintaining respect for traditions. The result is an exceptional quality olive oil.

ElOlivo review:

Casas de Hulado Organic is a bend of Arbequna and  Cornicabra varieties. It highlights the best of the two varieties.  First, you will experience the Arbequina, fruity aromas both sweet and harmonious, you will then notice the distinguished green notes of Cornicabra. At the tasting, first comes the Arbequina and then the Cornicabra kicks in with medium spiciness.  Perfect everyday oil for intermediate users. 

Harvest season: 2020/21

Best before date: 12/2022