Colour/aspect: Intense green-gold colour. Filtered
Aroma/bouquet: Medium intensity, fresh grass aroma combined with notes of olive leaf and fig plant. Persistent and harmonic, the green sensations are easier to feel than the fruits which appear in less intensity.
Flavour/taste: Astringent with great character and personality, medium-high bitterness depending on the year, piquant taste also present and a bit less intense. The after taste reminds the leaves, grass and chlorophyll taste in general.
Recommendations of use: It fits well with salads, toasts, soups and sauces, gazpacho. It’s a premium olive oil, but this variety picual has a high contain in oleic acid (omega 9), polyphenols and antioxidants (550-600mg/ kg), so the stability against temperature and oxidation is much higher than other varieties. So it also can be used for cooking in medium temperatures or even frying.