Oro Bailen Reserva Familiar Arbequina

Oro Bailen Reserva Familiar Arbequina

SKU:
BLN-17-B-EEAA
$26.95

A new outstanding mono-varietal oil extra virgin olive oil pressed from 100% Arbequina olives grown on the estate of award-winning producer, Galgón 99 SL. The Gálvez González family spent a great deal of time and care meticulously perfecting the quality of their Arbequina olive oil to match that of their world-class Picual olive oil. This brand new oil from Oro Bailen is sure to impress those already familiar with the unbeatable quality the company delivers year after year. This Arbequina oil delivers aromas of tropical fruits, banana and sweet almond. It is incredibly balanced in fruitiness and pungency and is the perfect oil to complement lighter dishes such as white fish, steamed vegetables, green salads and is even ideal for desserts and fruit salads.

Pairs Best With

Leafy Green Salads, Fruit Salads, Boiled/Steamed Veg, Broiled Fish, Poached Fish, Soft Cheese, Sauces, Confections, Ice Cream, Garden Tomato Salad

Recent International Awards

2018 NYIOOC - Gold Medal

2017 NYIOOC - Gold Medal
2017 London IOOC - Gold
2017 Oil China - Gold Olive

2016 Olive Japan - Gold Medal
2016 Oil China - Gold Olive
2016 Olive D'Or Sial - Silver Medal
2016 Zurich IOOC - Bronze Medal

2015 Flos Olei - The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil Monovarietal - Light Fruity
2015 L’Orciolo d’Oro - Grand Mention
2015 Copenhagen - Top 5 Delicate
2015 Olive Japan - Silver Medal
2015 NYIOOC - Gold Medal
2015 Oil China - Top 5

 

container_country:
Spain
container_region:
Andalusia
container_size:
Bottles
container_intensity:
Mild
container_style:
Monovarietals
container_varietal:
Arbequina
container_cert:
Kosher
container_ptype:
Extra Virgin Olive Oils
container_awards:
NYIOOC 2018
container_uses:
Dipping
container_pair:
Leafy Green Salads, Fruit Salads, Boiled/Steamed Veg, Broiled Fish, Poached Fish, Soft Cheese, Sauces, Confections, Ice Cream, Garden Tomato Salad
linked_SKUs:
BLN-T-EE05,BLN-B-EE04,BLN-B-EE07,BLN-16-B-EE04,BLN-17-B-EE04
container_harvest:
Fall 2017 (NEW)
TYPE:
Extra Virgin
SIZE:
500ml (16.9 oz)
REGION:
Andalusia, Spain
VARIETAL:
Arbequina
POLYPHENOLS (mg/kg):
479
HARVEST:
November 2017
PRODUCER:
Oro Bailen

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Producer Profile

Galgon 99 SL

Galgon 99 SL
Located in the town of Villanueva de la Reina in the province of Jaen, Galgon 99 SL is sited in the province‰'s Sierra Norte in the foothills of the Sierra Morena, a Mediterranean forest full of a wide variety of flora and fauna. Owned and operated by the Galvez Gonzalez family, they are able to oversee the various phases of production, providing full traceability, from the formation of the fruit on the tree to the final packaging, ensuring an excellent quality product.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Buy Olive Oil Online?

It is a proven fact that in just eight hours of close exposure to strong fluorescent lights, a bottle of olive oil packed in a clear glass bottle will be totally destroyed having lost its color, flavors and aromas. While oil packed in a dark glass bottle offers considerably better protection, it too becomes vulnerable when exposed to strong light and can be completely destroyed in less than a week, which makes purchasing olive oil in a supermarket a less than desirable prospect.

Beyond that, the vast majority of the oils sold in the USA have inadequate or even misleading labels. The consumer is given little to no information as to where the oil was actually produced or from what variety of olives it was made, but most importantly, WHEN the oil was harvested.

What Are Some Of The Best Olive Oils?

Simply put, the best olive oils are extra virgin olive oils. However, adulteration of extra virgin olive oil is a hot topic in the past and present, and many studies continue to examine the contents inside a bottle of olive oil. This problem still persists in the industry, especially at the supermarket level.

That's why we created Olive Oil Lovers: to bring some of the world's best olive oils from the most trusted producers to the U.S. market. All of our producers are quality driven in their manufacturing practices. We also conduct an intensive screening of every producer and product on our site - often visting their estates and seeing their practices first-hand - and accept only producers who meet our high standards. To go the extra mile, all of our imported oils are proven extra virgin through chemical analysis in accordance to strict European Union regulations. Therefore, you can trust that any oil you purchase with us at Olive Oil Lovers will be genuine, 100% extra virgin olive oil.

How Long Will Olive Oil Last After The Harvest Date?

There are two dates that producers may choose to print on a bottle, using either one or both. The "Use By" date is what our producers put on their products to say, "use when at its freshest quality." The taste and quality of the oil doesn't typically diminish over time though, unless it's open and exposed to oxygen.

The "Harvest Date" is when the olives for the oil were actually picked and crushed. This date can be any time between late October to mid-December for the Northern Hemisphere, and these new harvest olive oils begin to arrive in the United States in February and March the following year. For oils from the Southern Hemisphere, from countries such as Chile or South Africa, harvest occurs any time between late April to mid-June.

When Is Olive Oil Considered Past its Prime?

While this answer can vary depending on the olive variety, time of harvest, and how the product is stored, in general an extra virgin olive oil will retain much of its flavor and aromas for 18-30 months in an unopened container. However, any exposure to light and/or oxygen will begin to degrade the oil. Once opened, olive oil should be consumed ideally within 1-2 months, with a maximum of perhaps 4-6 months. When purchasing a 3L or 5L tin, if the oil is typically not consumed within this timeframe, we recommend decanting the oil into smaller, sealed containers and storing in a cool, dark place.

Olive oils with higher polyphenol counts will have a longer shelf-life. Higher polyphenol numbers are the result of both the olive variety and when the olive was harvested. Green olives harvested early in the season produce less oil, but have higher polyphenol counts than oils from ripe olives. You can find the polyphenol counts for many of our extra virgin olive oils listed on their product page.

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