Apollo Olive Oil - Sierra Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2015 Harvest
New York International EVOO Competition Gold Medal, 2016 Los Angeles International EVOO Competition Gold Medal and Best in Class, California State Fair Olive Oil Competition 2016
This is a medium/robust extra virgin olive oil. The bitterness and pungency are in equal strength. It has lots and lots of green tea and green olive flavors with a subtle taste of black pepper. Use this oil with flavorful vegetables and greens like arugula or radicchio. This would also go lovely on grilled beef, pork, or lamb.
Aroma - Green Tea, Artichoke
Flavor - Green Olive, Pepper
Bitterness - Medium/Strong
Pungency - Medium/Strong
Sierra is lusty and pleasingly assertive. With grassy overtones, Sierra is an ideal complement to earthy dishes such as soups, stews, and pasta sauces, and is the perfect finish for all grilled foods. Antioxidants rated at 686mg/kg
About the Producer:
Apollo is a leader in the California EVOO scene with a growing reputation for producing one of the best EVOOs in the world and California. The Olives at Apollo are Organic hand-picked olives, milled under vacuum to preserve the highest levels of nutrients and antioxidants. Sierra is harvested from decades old trees in the Sierra foothills. The Apollo Olive Oil started in 1999 using 3 old growth olive orchards that benefit from their organic practices and focus on creating an excellent oil that was supremely healthy. They care about making delicious food to be shared with family and friends.