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Spanish Olive Oil Company San Antonio - Texas | Family owned and operated | Work with distributors, retailers and foodservice companies in the US market | We was born in Spain and raised in Texas

Discovering positive and negative attributes of extra virgin olive oil

Positive attributes

positive and negative attributes of extra virgin olive oil, iloveaceite

 

Fruity

Set of olfactory sensations characteristic of oil, dependent on variety of olives, from healthy fresh fruit, green or ripe, perceived directly or via retronasal.

Bitter

Flavour of oil obtained from green olives or olives turning color.

Picante/Spiciness

Tactile sensation characteristic of oils produced at the beginning of the year, primarily from olives that are still green.





positive and negative attributes of extra virgin olive oil, iloveaceite

Negative attributes

positive and negative attributes of extra virgin olive oil, iloveaceite

 

Fusty

Characteristic flavor of oil obtained from olives stored in piles that have undergone an advanced stage of anaerobic fermentation.

Mold moisture

Characteristic flavor of oil obtained from olives which have been developed fungi and yeasts due to moisture being stored in several days.

Borras

Characteristic flavor of oil that has been in contact with sediment in vats and tanks.

Winey

Characteristic flavor of certain oils reminiscent of wine or vinegar.

positive and negative attributes of extra virgin olive oil, iloveaceite