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  • Venta del Baron 100ML Sample
  • Venta del Baron 100ML Sample
  • Venta del Baron 100ML Sample

Venta del Baron 100ML Sample

Andalusia, Spain
Regular price $5.00 Unit price per
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Produced by Mueloliva

This robust intensity extra virgin olive oil produced from green Picuda olives has notable aromas of green herbs and mint. Gold award winner in 2020 from AIPO d'Argento. Try pairing with garden salads and roasted/grilled veg.

  • Extra Virgin 100ml (3.38 oz)

    Extra virgin olive oil is the highest quality olive oil. By definition it must have some fruity flavor, zero defects, free fatty acid level below 0.8%, and be derived by cold extraction below 27°C ~ 80°F.

  • Varietals: Picuda, Hojiblanca

    There are hundreds of olive tree varieties, each with its own distinct taste and aromas.

  • Intensity: Robust

    Intensity correlates to the amount of bitterness and/or pungency experienced when consuming an extra virgin olive oil. An olive oil with little bitterness that creates little to no sensation in the back of the throat is considered mild. A very bitter olive oil that causes a slight burning or spicy sensation in the mouth and throat is robust. We rate intensity between 5 values: Mild, Medium, Medium Robust, Robust and Extreme.

  • Polyphenols: Information not provided

    Polyphenols are antioxidant micronutrients found in plant-based foods. The phenolic concentration in olive oil depends on variables like the variety, ripeness at harvest, extraction methods, etc. Visit our Health Benefits page to learn more.

  • Acidity: 0.17%

    Acidity is one of the quality parameters set by the IOC for extra virgin olive oil. By definition extra virgin olive oil must have a free fatty acid level below 0.8%. Acidity CANNOT be detected by sensory analysis. This value is always determined by a laboratory.

  • Harvest Date: Fall 2021

    As a fresh food product, properly stored olive oil should be consumed within 2 years from the time of harvest for best flavor. Harvest runs from October through January in Northern Hemisphere regions, and from April through July in Southern Hemisphere regions.

Pairs Well With

  • Garden Salads
  • Roasted/Grilled Veg
  • Boiled/Steamed Veg
  • Fresh Baked Breads
  • Grilled Fish
  • White Meat

Aromas

  • Green Herbs
  • Mint
  • Almonds
  • Banana
  • Apple
  • Olives

Tasting Notes

  • Tomato
  • Artichoke
  • Green Herbs
Description

Since 1998 Venta del Barón, included in the PDO Priego de Córdoba, has received more than 80 awards in 8 different countries, which include 'World's Best Olive Oil' by the International Olive Council as well as 'Spain's Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil' from the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture. The PDO Priego de Córdoba is located in the very heart of Andalusia in the Sierras Subbéticas Natural Park. Due to its unique microclimate, the area produces internationally recognized olive oils of extraordinary quality. At the Muela olive mill in Priego de Córdoba, where the oil of Venta del Barón comes to life, the olives are cold crushed less than 15 hours after picking so that the genuine aroma of the olives is preserved, and only the best 'juice' is selected according to the strict rules of the PDO Priego de Córdoba. The result is a luminous oil with intense fruity aromas of green herbs, peppermint, almond, banana and apple. Its flavor is reminiscent of vegetables such as tomatoes and artichoke, and has a slightly bitter and spicy finish.

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Awards
  • 2020
    AIPO d'Argento Gold
  • 2020
    Japan Olive Oil Prize Gold
  • 2020
    SIAL Olive d'Or Gold
  • 2020
    Zurich IOOC Gold
The Producer
MADE FOR YOU BY

Mueloliva

Over 70 years ago Mr. Muela Mateo Velasco, founder of Mueloliva, decided that the future of olive oil was in the perseverance of the tradition, rather than massed production. With this wise decision, he became the first to demonstrate that in the olive oil sector, attention to quality will provide the best result, a project far ahead of its time. Mueloliva, located in Priego de Cordoba, is located on a fertile plain at the foot of the Sierras Subb̩ticas where mountains and olive trees dominate the landscape.

A unique microclimate, characterized by high rainfall and large temperature variations, along with a mountainous terrain, give the area specific nuances that make it different from any other. Because the Muela Oil Mill has a unique and exclusive system that allows the extraction of oil without any water or heat input during the process, all attributes of the olive oil are preserved, resulting in an extra virgin oil with a high concentration of tocoferols, phytosterols and phenols, all important nutritional components.

Recent International Awards

Awarded by accredited organizations.

  • 2020
    AIPO d'Argento Gold
  • 2020
    Japan Olive Oil Prize Gold
  • 2020
    SIAL Olive d'Or Gold
  • 2020
    Zurich IOOC Gold
MADE FOR YOU BY

Mueloliva

Over 70 years ago Mr. Muela Mateo Velasco, founder of Mueloliva, decided that the future of olive oil was in the perseverance of the tradition, rather than massed production. With this wise decision, he became the first to demonstrate that in the olive oil sector, attention to quality will provide the best result, a project far ahead of its time. Mueloliva, located in Priego de Cordoba, is located on a fertile plain at the foot of the Sierras Subb̩ticas where mountains and olive trees dominate the landscape.

A unique microclimate, characterized by high rainfall and large temperature variations, along with a mountainous terrain, give the area specific nuances that make it different from any other. Because the Muela Oil Mill has a unique and exclusive system that allows the extraction of oil without any water or heat input during the process, all attributes of the olive oil are preserved, resulting in an extra virgin oil with a high concentration of tocoferols, phytosterols and phenols, all important nutritional components.