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Castillo de Canena - Reserva Familiar Picual - Premium Olive Oil - 500 ml
Stiftung Warentest test winner 2018
This extra Extravirgin olive oil comes from the Jaen region. The name comes from the castle (Castillo) of the Canena family. Castillo de CanenaIt goes back to a long tradition of olive oil production, since 1780.
The olive groves are located in the Valle del Alto Guadalquivir, between the Sierras Cazorla and Mágina. On this land there are the family's olive trees, which represent a beautiful land where the Canena family harvests the olives with which they produce the high quality extra virgin olive oil of the classic varieties Picual, Arbequina and Royal
Colour: The intense green colour of this olive oil corresponds to the fruity green of the olive.
Nose: Complex, the aroma of freshly cut grass and aromatic plants such as basil, thyme or mint defuse and relativize with elegance and delicacy the notes of tomato, elder and fresh fruits such as green apple or banana peel.
Palate: In the palate it shows an enormous expressive potency. It corresponds to the olfactory notes, it shows a perfect balance between bitter and pungent. An olive oil that is definitely complex in structure, harmonious and persistent.
Application Particularly suitable for salads, tomato soup, gazpacho, ham and cheese and grilled meat.
Very aromatic and concentrated, full of character, with a fine taste, typical of the variety, and very harmonious
Castillo de Canena is a family business of the Vanos family, which has been producing high-quality olive oils for 250 years. The estate is located in Andalusia, not far from Jaen and is surrounded by its own olive groves. New in the assortment is the 1st of Harvest line, consisting of two oils of the olive varieties Picual and Arbequino. These strictly limited oils testify to the highest quality and year-round hard work in the olive grove. When perfectly ripe, they are harvested on the first day of harvest, processed immediately and thus have a very special freshness and fruitiness. The labels are designed each year by a different artist
The smoke olive oil from the xxi Century Oil Collection, which is frequently used in top gastronomy, is definitely an unusual product. For the elaborate production, wood chips made of birch, beech and oak are used for smoking. The wood gives the oil, in addition to an intense smoky taste, delicate aromas of fresh apples and almonds as well as soft notes of toffee and vanilla.
The olive oil Reserva Familiar, is the pride of the whole family. It's regularly highly rewarded. In 2005 it was the first Spanish oil to be awarded the Coq d´ Or by the Guide des Gourmandes. The important guide Guia Restauradore has ranked the Reserva Familiar among the 100 best gourmet products in Spain. In the magazine Lo mejor de la Gastronomia she got 9.25 out of 10 points, the Guía Sibaritas of José Peñin gave her 94 out of 100 points and counted her among the best olive oil in the world
The oils that are bottled as Reserva Familiar are always pure top quality oils. They are typical of the olive variety, they are an expression of the terroir, they are highly aromatic and of unsurpassable fineness. They transport spice, health and pleasure.
Olio Award 2016
Flos Olei 2015 : 98 points
Feinsmecker 2014: Place 1
Olive Japan: Premium 2014
China International Competition: Gold 2013
Acidity %: 0,12
Ingredients: Natives olive Extraoil . First class, obtained directly from olives exclusively by mechanical means.
Store in a cool, dry place and protect from sunlight
Nutrition information per 100 ml
Calorific value: 3,347 kJ / 800 kcal
Fat : 93,3 g
of which saturated fatty acids: 13,3 g
Carbohydrates: 0 g
of which sugar: 0 g
Manufacturer/Importer: Castillo de CanenaRemedios, 4 23420 Canena, Jaen, Spain