Gold Medal: Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition
Silver Medal: New York International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition
Lots of green aroma and flavor in this robust oil, very pleasing clean and astringent mouthfeel. This 2017 harvest is made with organic Taggiasca olives.
Aroma – Fresh crushed green herbs
Flavor – green almond, and herbs
Bitterness – Medium
Pungency – Medium
Grass and almond notes. Organic olive oil is a very versatile, gentle one. Certified Organic by CCOF.
Tasting Notes: Grass and Green
Olive Varieties: Taggiasca
Food Pairings: Fish, poultry, greens, quinoa and rice dishes, hummus.
Polyphenol count: 530 ppm
About the Producer:
Pacific Sun Gourmet, is part of Pacific Farms & Orchards, Inc., a third-generation family farm that has been in business in Tehama County since 1952. The farm headquarters is located in Gerber, CA, at the northern end of the fertile Sacramento Valley. The farm is owned and operated by the Flynn Family with Jane Flynn as owner and her son Brendon Flynn as general manager. The miller, Pablo Voitzuk, is respected as one of the star millers in California. He perfected his skills under the tutelage of recently deceased EVOO superstar miller and judge Marco Mugelli from Italy.