Castelas is an estate bottled and produced extra virgin olive oil from Les Baux in Southern France. This Provencal-style oil is early hand-harvested and cold-pressed. With aromas of cut grass and flavors of artichokes and almonds, this oil has the perfect amount of peppery-ness to lend a long-lasting flavor. Enjoy this dazzling oil over grilled lamb, raw asparagus salads, or a simple bowl of baby peas.This premier oil has won numerous prizes including an exceptional score of 95 in the 2011 Flos Olei. The Flos Olei is the highly regarded guide to the world's best extra virgin olive oils, and the first guide dealing on an international scale with extra virgin olive oils, strictly selected by a panel of expert tasters.