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Oro del Desierto Lechín Organic

Harvest: Early – Mid November

Tabernas Desert – Almería, Spain

Color / Aspect:  Intense gold color, clean and filtered.    

Aroma / Bouquet:  Medium-low intensity, aroma of green olives and dried fruits, hints of other fruits like apricot in minor intensity.   

Flavor / Taste:  Soft and fruity, well balanced, remembers the green olives and medium ripe fruits like apples. Is has a soft bitterness and piquant end which appears early and goes off fast. Pleasant after taste which reminds fresh vegetables. 

Cultivar:  100% Lechín   

Location of Orchard:  Finca el Vicario – Tabernas desert – Almería, Spain. Traditional olive trees aged between 80-150 years old. 

Designations:  Organic Certified UE, NOP and JAS

Milling:  Hammer mill, 2-phase cold extracted under 27 degrees C, decanter and vertical centrifugation, filtered.      

Our limited estate production organic extra come from a unique landscape, Taberna’s desert in AlmerÍa – Andalucia – Spain, the only desert in Europe, with more than 3000 hours of sunshine a year. Our production not only is organic but also sustainable – we produce solar energy in our mill, we reuse the waste from the production to make a compost / natural fertilizer, and the olive pits as fuel for the boiler.