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Au stands for Aceites Unicos what means "Unique olive oil" and is also the chemical symbol for gold. Already in November, the Picual olives are picked. This allows the olive oil to have a lot of 'body' and gives a strong taste in the mouth. Slightly spicy and green and fruity with hints of green apple and a medium bitterness.
This olive oil is from Crete and has a full, soft but fruity flavor. It is an olive oil with a smooth mouthfeel and a hint of lemon. This makes it tastes good with fish and salads for example, feta cheese, red onion and black olives. Delicious in combination with a fresh vinegar.
This gentle olive oil is well suited for baking or to use on salads. Remarkably light green in color with beautiful yellow nuances. After strict selection, only the best of the Chieti, Gucco, Olvastra, Crognalegno, Ascolana Dritta olives end in this special olive oil. The mutual ratio depends on the crop, so no single year is the same.
Cufrol - Beautiful Oil for Beautiful People
This olive oil is made by Cufrol, a small family business from Italy of the family Gradassi. The oil is used in Various star restaurants in Italy, including the three-star restaurant Dal Pescatore Chef Antonio Santini, but is also on the table at the Dutch master chef Lucas Rive and in the famous Okura Hotel in Amsterdam.
Pago Baldios - Full Moon
During the first full moon of October, the olives are picked by hand and immediately pressed. The grove is irrigated with meltwater from the nearby mountains and is located in a microclimate which allows the olives to mature rapidly. The flavor is very delicate and fruity with notes of green banana, apple and nuts. The olive oil is exceptionally soft, but also high on taste. This combination is a characteristic of exceptionally high quality and makes this the favorite of almost all Spanish chefs.
Naturvie - Arbequina
Delicious mild and very fruity extra virgin olive oil of the top producer Naturvie. Arbequina is the most international Spanish olive variety, not just growing in Spain, but also in other parts of the world. The palate shows a medium green fruitiness highlighted in intensity by a spicy sweetness and a light bitter. Great for those who want to be introduced to the world of quality olive oils.
Alentejo - Art & Soul
A particularly fresh extra virgin olive oil from the Alentejo, South of Portugal. This region is called the ‘bread basket of Portugal’; it is an area of open land with rolling fields and fertile land on which also grow the olive trees of the olive oil. This olive oil is made from cold-pressed Arbequina, Picual and Cobrançosa olives and delicious on grilled vegetables and fish.
iO - Black
The Manzanilla olive gives the little bitter and spiciness to this olive oil, the Arbequina olive the softness and fruitiness. A perfect blend of two olive varieties, which gives a fruity and soft taste with a little green and finally a little bitter. The scent of freshly cut grass, fruit (such as green apple and banana) with hints of almond and tomato.
Pago Baldios San Carlos - Oro
This olive oil from the property Pago Baldios San Carlos occupies the 9th place in the official list of World's Best Olive Oils 2015 and came on the market in 2006. From its first year, the olive oil Oro won many awards. Almost all Spanish chefs have a bottle of this liquid gold standing in their kitchen. Very fruity with just a little extra spice by the Cornicabra olive.
Venta del Barón
The authority in the field of "ranking the Olive Oil" has put this oil at No. 1 as World's Best Olive Oil. Baron Santaella killed his wife out of jealousy and he was exiled to Andalusia by the King. Santaella focused on creating the very best olive oil. When the King tasted his olive oil, he was so impressed that he immediately granted him pardon and gave him back his title. The olive oil is wonderfully fruity, fresh and grassy with hints of tomato, apple and banana.
Chateau d’Estoublon - Picholine
Château d'Estoublon makes olive oil and top quality wine. The owner was inspired by the packaging of perfume bottles of great French fashion brands. Picholine has a sharp and deep flavor is peppery. A huge flavor enhancer, which adds the fresh taste of young lettuce to vegetables and other dishes such as smoked fish carpaccio and a delicious steak tartare with a slice of lemon. Also delicious on (sorbet) ice.
Naturvie - Cornezuelo
The Cornezuelo olive grows in the western Spanish province of Extremadura. This olive oil from the famous house Naturvie is from a unique forest plantation. The grandfather of the current owner Fernando Sanchez Mohino created the current plantation from a number of wild growing olive trees. The olives for this extra virgin olive oil are hand-picked and pressed immediately. And full, velvety taste with a hint of pepper at the end.
Glorioso - Nocellara
This olive oil comes from Sicily and is made of only Nocellara del Belice olives. This olive variety is characterized by its grassy flavor and is fresh and bright in color. It is a particularly fine olive oil, made artisan. The olives are hand-picked and cold-pressed immediately. Full of flavor and slightly creamy.
A fantastic olive oil from the 'heel of Italy' Puglia. The olives are all picked on the estate and pressed within hours to an olive oil with an acidity of 0.2%. That is a sign of excellent quality. The taste is very balanced. Not too sweet, not too bitter. Beautiful green and fresh, with notes of green leaf and almond.
Pons Primum Oleum
Very exclusive olive oil by the extremely early harvest. The Pons family makes it a tradition to look already in October for the very first ripe olives. These are carefully picked by hand and then pressed into this delicious olive oil. The taste is delicious and full of flavor. This olive oil comes in a beautiful bottle in a gift box with pourer.
The Governor - Premium
A Greek extra virgin olive oil with fresh aromas and rich taste, produced by the Dafnis family for 3 generations, carefully working with centuries-old ‘Lianolia’ olive trees. This unfiltered early harvest oil is cold-pressed at the family olive mill, using the gentlest methods. This painstaking care is rewarded with this superb olive oil containing world's highest polyphenol level, because of which this is one of the very few olive oils worldwide that is lawfully allowed to carry a health claim.
Château d'Estoublon - Béruguette
The famous Château d'Estoublon has several varieties of olive oil, all of very high class. The olives of one single race are hand-picked and carefully pressed. Yet the reputation of the house more results from the eccentric packaging, inspired by the perfume world. Besides the wine, the olive oil is an important byproduct for Estoublon. The oil has a very small circulation and is usually sold out long before the new crop is available. Béruguette typically has a nutty flavor and is wonderfully fresh and grassy.
Les Arbres du Maroc
The founders of Les Arbres du Maroc have been raised by beautiful Moroccan products. This inspired them to bring these products across the border and to build an international brand based on ancient Moroccan tradition and nature. This extra virgin olive oil is a unique blend of Arbequina olives with Dahbia harvested in Marrakech. The olives are harvested from late September to early October.
The Governor - Limited Edition
One of the very few olive oils worldwide that is permitted by law to carry a health claim! A very rare extra virgin olive oil from Corfu containing world's highest concentration of polyphenol. 3 generations of the Dafnis family work with the ‘Lianolia’ olive trees, all 100 to 500 years old. Careful harvesting in October produces a low yield of exceptionally high quality olives. Same-day gentle method cold pressing gives this superb, unfiltered olive oil its emerald green color, rich texture and unique peppery taste.
Chateau d’Estoublon - Grossane
In the late 90s, Earnest Schneider, the Swiss multimillionaire and owner of the watch brand Breitling, bought the in Provence located Château d'Estoublon, and carried it over to his daughter Valerie and son in law Rémy Reboul, thereby forfilling their dream; making top quality olive oil and wine. Valerie is responsible for the packaging and is inspired by perfume bottles of great French fashion brands. Grossane is light and extremely subtle. Fresh with even shades of citrus. You will taste and smell green leaf. The olive oil is ideal for salads and shellfish.
Franci - Villa Magra Grand Cru
One of the best olive oils in the world in the category 'Intense and Spicy'. The Tuscan Olive Oil Council judges this olive oil as the best for 15 consecutive years. In October the very best Frantoio olives are hand-picked from the best vineyard of the estate; Villa Magra for production of only 2,100 liters. The fragrance is fresh with intense grass and artichoke, cardoon and green almonds, enhanced by a hint of flowers and cherries. An extremely complex bouquet. You taste strong spices and the typical Tuscan bitterness, but now covered with hints of aromatic notes.
Terranium - Marfil
Cataluña - Spain
Extremely unique extra virgin olive oil, made of the only olives that take on the ivory color during the ripening process (in contrast every olive takes on a darker color as they ripen, some of them turning intense black). They grow in in a very specific area of Spain (south of Tarragona and north of Castellón), just where Terrarium has its lands. Contains extremely high polyphenol (up to 725 mg/kg), which has traditionally been considered medicinal.
Lucore - Dai Poggi
This Tuscan extra virgin olive oil is a blend of the olive varieties Frantoio, Moraiolo and Lecccino. The olives are hand picked, pressed and bottled in San Benedetto - Le Buche, San Gimignano. The green fruity taste, slight bitter and slightly peppery finish is typical of the extra virgin olive oil. Recognizable scents of freshly cut grass, green tomato, almonds, artichokes.
Naturvie Full Moon Club
During the first full moon of October, in Extremadura in the famous olive oil house Naturvie, olives are being hand-picked and pressed within an hour by the 150 members of the Full Moon Club . The result is this fantastic, fresh olive oil with shades of green unripe banana and apple. Only 800 bottles are available to non-members. The Full Moon Club Olive oil is a blend of many types of olives grown on the estate.