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Olio Nuovo~Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Medium Intensity

Crush Date: October 2018
Capay Valley, California

This Olio Nuovo Extra Virgin Olive Oil has long been a culinary tradition in Italy. The name refers to the best and freshest unfiltered oils made from olives harvested during the first two weeks of the season. Because the oil is so new, it tends to be green, grassy, and fruitier tasting than the other oils that sit longer. This oil is Ultra fresh, so to get the best flavor, you should use it up within a few months.

Our Olio Nuovo~Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil is great as a finishing oil. Try it on steamed veggies, lentil salads, pasta, goat cheese, grilled or seared fish, herb salads, or your favorite soups. In Tuscany, where the tradition originates, people grill crusty bread over an open flame and souse it with Olio Nuovo for a simple, delectable lunch! It is high in anti-oxidants, peppery, fruity, and quite bitter. Enjoy this very special treat. 

The Olive Groove's extra virgin olive oils are some of the finest in the world, required to meet our strict chemistry and organoleptic standards, our quality is impeccable. 

Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Thanks to its status as a spotlight food in the Mediterranean diet, and thanks to extensive research on its unique phytonutrient composition, olive oil has become a legendary culinary oil with very difficult to match health benefits.

Polyphenols have been shown to function as both antioxidants and as anti-inflammatory nutrients in the body. The very number and variety of polyphenols in olive oil helps explain the unique health benefits of this culinary oil. Because of the high polyphenol levels, as little as 1-2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil per day have been shown to be associated with significant anti-inflammatory benefits.

  • Lowers the risk of Inflammatory and Auto-Immune Disease problems
  • Lowers the risk of Cardiovascular/Heart problems (polyphenols)
  • Assists with proper balance of LDL and HDL cholesterol
  • Digestive Tract benefits
  • Support of overall Bone Health
  • Improved Cognitive Function
  • Olive Oil is not a commonly allergenic food and is not known to contain oxalates or purines


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