Lucero 100% Mission Extra Virgin Olive Oil
The Mission olive is a Spanish mono-varietal that flourishes in the lush California groves. Handpicked in mid December, they're milled within hours of harvesting to ensure the highest level of freshness and quality. This olive oil is cold pressed and unfiltered, naturally grown and certified by the California Olive Oil Council.
Lucero is a fourth-generation California olive grower from Corning, a rural community that has a history of producing the country's most delicious olives. Corning's century-old trees are some of the oldest in the state, and many thrive in the Lucero family groves.
- Olive Variety – Mission
- Flavor – Smooth, with light fruit
- Intensity – Mild
- Finish – Buttery, with delicate pepper
- Polyphenol Analysis – 328 (This is Very Good & Midway up on the Scale)
- Uses – Great for dressing pasta salads, drizzling over popcorn or potatoes, marinating chicken or fish, dipping bread, and ideal for baking.