Map of Oil Location

Selección Marqués de Valdueza Blend

Harvest: Mid October

Mérida, Province of Badajoz, South West Spain

Oil with any defects and with the positive characteristics of green fruitiness, with highlights of fresh grass, green almond, dried fruit, tomato, vanilla and banana. Very well balanced oil, emphasized by its sweetness, with a very agreeable, light bitter taste and a note of spice.

Suggested uses:  

• Marinated sardines with tomato and olive tapenade, cauliflower floating on roast red pepper juice, garlic and frozen Marqués de Valdueza olive oil

• Andalusian gazpacho with seafood salmagundi, garlic and frozen Marqués de Valdueza olive oil

• Ideal for steamed oily fish, asparagus, and orange salads 

• Use as a dip with lightly cooked asparagus, serve with meaty fish such as tuna or swordfish or even drizzled over sliced oranges

• Salted anchovies in oil with fresh cheese: one tin of Series Gold Lolín anchovies, one small jar of tomato jam, one small tray of Philadelphia cream cheese, one small tray of Marchenica olive spread, a loaf of white bread, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil Marqués de Valdueza

• Excellent on steamed shellfish, sea bass marinades, rice salads, vegetable purées, a variety of wild mushroom appetizers, roast fish, and grilled red meat

• Ideal to be used raw, to condiment salads, sprinkle on bread or perfume grilled fish or meats. A true culinary luxury

• Whipped Marqués de Valdueza olive oil purée with game livers and onions

• Gazpachuelo from Málaga with sea bass: sea bass, fish clear soup, mayonnaise with extra virgin olive oil Marqués de Valdueza, mild, fruity; lemon juice, potatoes in squares and thin underdone shells

• Sea bass seasoned with dill and drops of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Marqués de Valdueza

Cultivar(s):  Morisca, Arbequina, Hojiblanca, Picual

Date of harvest:  Mid October

Location of orchard / source of fruit:  Mérida, Province of Badajoz, South West Spain

Milling:  Hammermill