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Masia el Altet



Pressed from a careful blend of unique local olive varieties

Fresh, elegant and balanced.

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Masia el Altet Premium olive oil

Pressed from a careful blend of unique local olive varieties native to Alicante consisting of 30% Changlot Real, 30% Picual and 40% native varietals, Genovesa and Blanqueta.

The aroma is fresh, elegant and balanced with pronounced notes of fresh cut grass, artichoke, green banana, apple and a slight hint of citric fruit and herbs.

In the mouth, it is semi-sweet with flavors of endive, tomato and green fruit with a slightly spicy finish. Pairs best with Roasted/Grilled Veg, Aged Cheese, Soups & Stews

How to store my Masia el Altet Premium olive oil

Store in a cool place, away from light and heat. Once bottled, olive oil has an 18-24 month shelf life so extra virgin olive oil should be purchased within 12 to 18 months of its harvest date.

How to store olive oil extra virginAlso, it should be used up within six months of opening, but better within 30 to 60 days upon opening.

It is not necessary to refrigerate an unopened bottle of olive oil as long as stored properly.

However, if you won’t be using an opened bottle for several weeks, refrigeration may help preserve the oil.

The optimal storage temperature for olive oil is 60 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit.

Remember, Extra virgin olive oil is fresh-squeezed juice, consequently, extra virgin olive oil is perishable. And, unlike wine, extra virgin olive oil doesn’t improve with age. Don’t save good quality extra virgin olive oil for special occasions, but it’s a fresh product that should be consumed. Moreover, high-quality extra virgin olive oil provides the best health benefits and flavor when it’s fresh.

And protect it from light, because light can deteriorate the quantity and quality of the antioxidants found in olive oil. Therefore, olive oil should be packaged in dark glass or tin for a longer shelf life.