Definition: Ecological Monovarietal and Blend

Definition: Ecological Monovarietal and Blend

 

Ecological
The ecological olive oil is one that is obtained preserving the fertility of the land and respecting the environment through optimum utilization of natural resources and without the use of chemicals such as pesticides, mineral fertilizers, etc.

 

Monovarietal
Is one that is made from a single variety of olive. One advantage of this oil is that it has a net flavor and very well defined. Each olive variety has different characteristics and attributes. It is advisable to try different oils made from a single variety in order to select the ones we like for each dish.

 

Coupage
Coupage or "art of the oil blend" is one whose development has used different varieties of olives and in different proportions. It may be natural for the mixture of olive varieties during collection, or made to suit the producer, to modify the attributes of an oil and make it more attractive to consumers, while seeking to achieve similar organoleptic characteristics in all campaign.