Las Doscientas 100% single varietal extra virgin olive oils are an exciting line of Chilean oils that are new to the US market. Estate-grown at the Las Doscientas estate in the Maule Valley in Chile, the olives are then handpicked in May-June and first cold pressed within minutes of harvest for maximum freshness. They are packaged in a uniquely shaped, glass bottle with a wooden, drip-free pour spout. The Las Doscientas line is the proud recipient of several Italian and American awards.
Available in two varieties:
Varieties sold separately.
- Arbequina - Fresh, fruity and smooth:
This oil has pleasant, fresh and fruity aromas with notes of almond and green tomato. The flavor features green fruits with medium intensity and light notes of pepper. It is very smooth and buttery with a nutty flavor and a pleasing sensation on the finish. Perfect for salads, vegetables, poultry and fish.
- Picual – Fresh, intense and peppery:
This oil has a fresh, intense aroma characteristic of the olive variety with notes of fresh herbs, fresh-cut grass, red bell pepper and fresh artichoke. The flavor is moderately fruity and very peppery, making this a very pleasing oil with good character and tremendous freshness. Best used for roasted meats, fried potatoes and stews.
- Coupage: Extra Virgin Blend: A blend of Picual 70% and Arbequina 30%. Both oils have won numerous awards in the U.S., in Italy, and deserve a place in your pantry.