Oil with both a green and ripe olive aromatic profile, with prominent green tomato, cut herb and green almond fragrances.
Uses Finishing oil to be used raw, for cold applications on salads, toast, cheese, cold cuts, steamed fish and grilled meats and vegetables. It is also excellent on citrus fruit salads, and raw, steamed, and stir-fried vegetables. Producer The Álvarez de Toledo family has owned the Perales estate, where they produce their olive oils, since 1624. The estate occupies several thousand acres, of which about 450 are dedicated to the Marquis’ olive groves and mill.
About 15 years ago, the Marquis decided to modernise his olive oil production and began by replacing the old groves with trees of the Arbequina, Hojiblanca, Picual, and Morisca varieties. This last type is native to the Marquis’ estate and is only grown is a small area of Extremadura. Awards MARQUÉS DE VALDUEZA extra-virgin olive oil is used by chefs in 81 restaurants with Michelin and/or AAA stars (2008).