Map of Oil Location

Oro del Desierto Picual

Harvest: Mid October – Early November

Tabernas Desert – Almería, Spain

Color / Aspect:  Intense green color, very clean. Filtered.       

Aroma/ Bouquet:  Medium intensity, fresh grass aroma combined with notes of olive leaf and fig tree leaves. Persistent and harmonic, the green sensations are easier to feel than the fruits which appear in less intensity.    

Flavor / Taste:  Astringent with great character and personality, medium-high bitterness depending on the year, piquant taste also present and a bit less intense. The after taste reminds the leaves, grass and chlorophyll taste in general.    

Cultivar(s):  100% Picual   

Location of Orchard:   Finca el Vicario – Tabernas desert – Almería, Spain. 

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.