One of the best organic olive oils in 2020
TASTING: Very fruity and fresh both on the nose and in the mouth. Strong aroma of fresh olives, apples and tomatoes with an aftertaste with slight nuances of nuts, pepper and slight bitterness.
OLIVE VARIETIES: Madural, Verdeal and Negrinha do Freixo
ABOUT: CARM was one of the pioneers of Organic Oliviculture in Portugal, certified by Sativa, obeying the NOP USDA.
All the traditional olive groves that give rise to the olives are found within the protected area of of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro.
The harvesting of the olives is done manually in olive groves with steep slopes and by mechanical vibration in the rest, with the harvest between the beginning of November and the middle of December.
The extraction is carried out in continuous cold - traditional stone mill and / or ecological two-stage decanter.