First Day of Harvest Twin Box Extra Virgin Olive Oil Finca La Torre
A perfect gift with 2 exceptional first day of harvest organic premium oils
First Harvest Day Twin box offers the very best of their two exceptional organic and highly fruity olive oils, hojiblanca and arbequina (2 x 200ml).
Hojiblanca is the flagship extra virgin olive oil produced by Finca La Torre. Both organic and biodynamic (Demeter certified), it has won the Mario Solinas Quality Award of the International Olive Oil Council for 3 years in a row, 2014, 2015 and 2016 in its category (intense green fruitiness). In 2017, it won the Extra Gold Medal from BIOL, the international organic olive oil competition. It has one of the highest contents in polyphenols (main source of health benefits in olive oil) available in the market. It combines a strong herbal scent with a complex and harmonious taste with a very pleasant spiciness. It is particularly well suited to grilled meats, vegetables, soups and hard cheese. Some chefs have also used it on red fruits and berries.</p>
The Arbequina is the second extra virgin olive oil produced by Finca La Torre, besides the Hojiblanca. Both organic and biodynamic (Demeter certified), it is a mild premium extra virgin olive of the highest quality. It is harvested early in the season and extracted at low temperatures within a few hours, using the most modern technology. It is ideal for dressing salads or finishing delicate dishes such as fish, vegetable or chicken. It can also be used instead of butter given its mild profile.</p>
Finca la Torre is located between two national parks, the Fuente de Piedra and the Natural Park of El Torcal de Antequera on the site of an ancient roman oil mill 2000 years old in Andalusia. The olive estate is completely surrounded by fields, pine forests and flanked by two large hills. With almost 380 hectares, it includes around 33,000 trees, from four varieties, Hojiblanca, Arbequina, Cornicabra and Picudo. The organic and biodynamic farm has been fully modernized in 1998 and again in 2014 in order to achieve quality excellence. The mill being located within the estate allows to mill the oil to be extracted within two hours of harvesting, preserving maximum freshness. It is regarded as one of the most advanced quality promoters in the Spanish olive oil sector. For 2018, Finca La Torre received the highest score of 99 points from Flos Olei, the international olive oil guide and was named the world’s best organic olive oil mill.
- Finca La Torre
- Arbequina, Hojiblanca
- Farming type
- Organic, bodynamic (Demeter certified)
- Harvest date
- Available Formats
- 2 x 200ml
- Mild (Arbequina), Intense (Hojiblanca)
- Food pairing
- Salads, vegetables, meat, fish, bread
- Flos Olei producer score
- 99 points (2018)
- Recent awards
- Extra Gold Medal BIOL (2018), Best Spanish Extra Virgin Olive Oil (2018)
- Extra virgin olive oil
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