Frantoio Spain

CRUSH DATE: NOVEMBER 2016
ROBUST

Frantoio varietals are originally from Italy, but this
beautiful, robust Frantoio is grown in Spain by the
world-renowned grower Acetates Melgarejo. It is
intensely herbaceous with notes of savory herb
and capsicum. It is has a big, desirable peppery
finish due to it being chock full of healthy antioxidants.
It is ideal for cooking, sautéing, or adding to antioxidant
boosting smoothies.

Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment (at time of crush):
Fruitiness: 5.0   Bitterness: 4.0   Pungency: 4.5
Chemistry Analysis (as measured at time of crush):
FFA: 0.20 PV: 3.9 POLY: 362ppm OLEIC: 70.9 DAGs: 94.1 PPP: <1.0

  

About the Grower

Aceites Melgarejo is located in Pegalajar, Jaen, Spain. 
Melgarejo is a family-run grove dating back to the 1780s 
when the current owner’s great-great-grandfather 
began operations.