Hello all you Extra Virgins, its Dewey, your Olive Oil Guru! Olio Nuovo season is here in California. This is your chance to experience the freshest evoo possible, milled within hours of coming off the trees, and shipped to you in just days of us bottling it. These are our first bottles of the year!
Harvest Date - 11/3/22
Polyphenol Count - 319 gallic eq mg/kg
Olive - Ascolano
Flavor & Aroma - It is cloudy and golden in color, with bright fruit flavors, like ripe green apples, kiwi & peaches. It finishes with a complex herbaceousness, and a peppery kick from the extremely high polyphenols. Truly like no other olive oil you'll ever taste, it's the freshest EVOO you'll find!
California Grown - Hand harvested in Northern California
Free Fatty Acid (FFA): 0.12 % oleic
Peroxide Value (PV): 6.93 meq O2/Kg
UV Absorbance (K232): 1.842
UV Absorbance (K270): 0.117
UV Absorbance (Delta K): -0.002
Avg. Yield: 25 gallons/ton
A Fresh New LOOK!
OLIO NUOVO means "New Oil" in Italian, and is a celebration of the beginning of harvest season for olive oil. This oil is literally harvested, pressed, bottled and shipped to you in just a few days, making it the freshest and healthiest EVOO you can possibly get! Some call it Olio Nuevo (Spanish) and others Olio Novello (French). Either way, it’s the BEST!
This EVOO is a seasonal SPECIALTY
Available for only a couple of months each year Oct - Dec
Meant to be consumed quickly
Olio Nuovo is like fresh fruit & vegetables. It should be consumed right away to enjoy the fresh flavors and health benefits of its high polyphenols. We recommend it be consumed within 4 months of the harvest date.
WHY OLIO NUOVO?
That's easy, two reasons - the health benefits and fresh flavor! When olive oil is first made, it's at its absolute best, full of polyphenols (antioxidants) with fresh fruity flavors and aromas, it's amazingly delicious!