Block X Heirloom Limited Batch from Olivaia's OLA
2021 Harvest California Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Region: Central California
Aroma: Prominent floral and grassy notes
Flavor: This handcrafted oil is fruit forward with notes of fresh green olive and grass. It's counterbalanced beautifully with a pleasant bitterness of green almond and medium level pungency that gives just the right amount of kick.
Uses: An extremely versatile oil that would enhance everything from raw and cooked leafy greens, fish, mild meats and cheeses.
A suggestion from the producer: Use it to make olive oil ricotta pancakes—a favorite for his family and soon yours!
Olivaia's Ola, is a small batch —award-winning producer of estate grown extra virgin olive oil. Their Block X is a 100+ year old grove with many different cultivars, including unique rootstock used in the earliest Californian experiments for olive oil and table olive production. Many of these cultivars have DNA unknown to local databases and have proven to make olive oil that is as unique as they are. Block X Blend Heirloom is made with 100% of these unknown olives.
Certified extra virgin by the California Olive Oil Council
- 2021 California Olive Oil Council-Silver Medal
- Olivaia's OLA
- United States
- Lindsay, California
- Harvest Date
- Fall 2021
- Olive Varietal
- 10+ Heirloom varieties - like Manzanillo, Mission and Sevillano