Pure Arbequina olive oil. This is a mono-cultivar oil which is very difficult to source. This is also the family reserve and early harvest of these wonderful Arbequina olives adding even more flavor and intrigue. Castillo de Canena olive oils are internationally recognized as some of the finest available. In fact, they received the highest possible score (98 points) in Flos Olei–the extra virgin olive oil guide, for the past several years. Arbequina oil from Castillo de Canena Early Harvest has a smooth and fruity scent with hints of banana and ripe apple. Its taste is a progressive light spice, yet with no bitterness. Mild yet flavorful. A wonderful oil for a myriad of uses. Its delicate flavor structure makes it wonderful for fresh mayonnaise, and making wonderfully moist cakes, or of course drizzling on fish and vegetables. 16.8 oz bottle
No need to worry about the olive oil scandal in Italy–this is a family-run company with the utmost in standards in the Andalusia region of Spain.
Castillo de Canena takes its name from the family castle nestled in the hills of Canena in the Andalusian region of Spain. The family has been in the olive business since the 1780s. Their specialty mono-varietal oils have received multiple national and international awards. Spain has long been a bulk olive oil producing region, but this family is taking ancient olive groves and utilizing the most modern techniques to produce award winning oils!
Fresh olive oil is a "live" ingredient and designed to be enjoyed. This 16.8 oz bottle is dark to help protect the oil from damaging light, but do store in a cool location out of direct sunlight. Don't be stingy--enjoy!
Some things were just meant to go together. Warm crusty bread, roasted garlic and olive oil. Good olive oil! Enjoy this light Arbequina olive oil straight as a wonderful introduction into the wide nuances of olive oils. Arbequina is mild yet flavorful. After your perfect starter, grill a fresh piece of bronzini and then drizzle with Castillo de Canena Arbequina olive oil. You will be hooked!