This organic extra virgin olive oil, pressed from 100% Picual variety olives, is a medium-intense fruity oil and golden green in color. Its aroma is strong and well-rounded with fruity notes of ripe tomato and banana enriched with spicy hints of black pepper, mint and oregano. Its taste is robust with harmonious vegetal notes and a definite almond finish.
Bitter Green Salads, Roasted/Grilled Veg, Red Meat, Aged Cheese, Soups & Stews
2016 NYIOOC - Gold Medal
2015 Sol D’Oro – Gran Menzione Organic Category
2015 Oil China – Golden Olive Organic Category
2015 Ovibeja – 2nd Overall, Intense Fruitiness
2015 Copenhagan – Best of Copenhagen
2015 Olive Japan – Premiere Medal
2015 Copenhagan – Gold Medal
2015 BiOL – 2nd Place Overall
2015 NYIOOC – Gold Medal
2015 Zurich – Silver Medal
Oro del Desierto is a family-owned and operated business located in the Tabernas region of Southern Spain. In this unique rugged landscape with more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, fantastic extra virgin olive oils are being produced with great attention and care. The hand-harvested olives are cold-pressed using 100% renewable energy within eight hours of harvesting, resulting in a 100% ORGANIC Extra Virgin Olive Oil of the highest quality and flavor. Through the use of clean energy, Oro del Desierto understands the olive grove as an ecosystem in which they intervene and take great care in the management of the soil, plants, rainwater and wild animals, essential for maintaining the ecological culture.