Pacific Sun - Proprietor's Select Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2016 Harvest
Gold Medal: New York International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition
Silver Medal: Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition
Gold Medal: California Olive Oil Council Competition
Beautiful fruitiness, medium persistence, high complexity. Lots of balance between the fruit flavors, pungency and bitterness. It fits into delicate strong category this year.
Aroma – Stone Fruit Grassy
Flavor – Artichoke and Herbs
Bitterness – Mild
Pungency – Medium
Proprietor’s Select is a blend of Mission, Picual and Ascolano variety olives featuring notes of tomato leaf and peach. Minimum malaxing times and low temperatures are used to retain varietal characteristics and polyphenols.This Oil is delicious on salads and with seafood and asian dishes.
Polyphenol Count: 437ppm
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.