Pacific Sun - Tehama Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2016 Harvest
Gold Medal: New York International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition
Best in Show, Best in Class: Robust:Gold Medal Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition
Gold Medal: California Olive Oil Council Competition
Lots of balanced aroma and flavors dominate this special and delicious oil. Fruitiness is very high dominated by green flavors and with complementing strong bitterness and pungency but low astringency. Very nice harmony of the flavors, aroma, bitterness and pungency make for a oil to be sought out as special.
Aroma – Fresh cut herbs
Flavor – Tomato Leaf and Herbs
Bitterness – Strong
Pungency – Strong
Tehama Blend is an aromatic blend of Mission and Picual olives. This medium intensity oil has tomato leaf and herbaceous notes. Minimum malaxing times and low temperatures are used to retain varietal characteristics and polyphenols.
Polyphenol count: 446 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.