PDO extra virgin olive oil is produced under the regulation of European council following the traditional method if producing olive oil in Spain. PDO qualified olive oil will deliver the same flavor from the oil expected by the customers. Even the raw materials of PDO extra virgin olive oil must be collected from specific place selected by the product denomination of origin and regulatory committee. Local working knowledge, soil nature and climate will affect the flavor, taste and quality of the olive oil. Production process of this high quality virgin olive oil will be completed in specified zone for ensuring the desired olive oil of the customers.
In the quality olive oil producing territory, olive trees were cultivated before thousands year for producing PDO extra virgin olive oil. Here, the production method of the olive oil has not been changed and workers follow the process as typical method. Several monasteries, castles and villages are available in the region and all of those are covered with olive orchards. Majestic olive trees are available in this region and it denotes the ancient prosperity of olive cultivation in this region. Aristocratic customers are always concerned about their status and expensive olive oil is always attractive to them. This category of customers is never ready to compromise with the quality of the olive oil. PDO extra virgin olive oil is completely free from any defect.
Fresh olive flavor is very much important for the customers of PDO extra virgin olive oil. This olive oil is high quality extra virgin olive oil and very low level of acidity is available in this olive oil. Oleic acid level in this olive oil is around 0.8 grams, which is lower than the average. The production process of PDO extra virgin olive oil will be completed with fully mechanical means and the temperature must be kept in such level that will not decrease the quality of this olive oil.
International olive council recognizes a testing panel, which is trained and they complete a sensory evaluation. This testing panel and a laboratory chemical test will qualify any olive oil to be listed as extra virgin olive oil. This PDO extra virgin olive oil is completely free from any defects apart from fruitiness. This olive oil is extracted from fresh olives and no additives are added in the time of oil extraction. Different factors including producer’s dedication, production practices and countless decision influence the taste and quality of PDO extra virgin olive oil.
Spicy flavor of olive fruits in olive actually denotes the authenticity of the olive oil that it has been extracted from fresh directly taken olives of Spain. From ripe olives, we can extract floral, battery, aromatic and milder oil. But green olives give oil like pungent, herbaceous, bitter and grassy. Variety of the olives can makes changes in the fruitiness in the oil. PDO extra virgin olive oil can be ripe or green, but it must be collected from selected are. Only PDO extra virgin olive oil can ensure the rigorous quality of the olive oil.