La Chinata Extra Virgin Olive Oil is obtained from a selection of olives harvested in the region of Sierra de Gata, in the Northwest of Cáceres. There, just the best olives are selected to guarantee the production of the best quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil for our customers.
With an intense yellow colour with some traces of green colour and a very dense ripe fruit aroma that, our oil is characterized by a sweet and flat flavour, without spiciness or bitterness characteristic from the Oils from South of Spain. This provides a pleasant taste on the palate that makes the tasting of these virgin oils a great pleasure.
The health benefits of this extra virgin olive oil are based on their high content in fatty acid that makes it one of the most perfect obtained from the different olive growing areas of Spain.
PRIMUM is an extra virgin olive oil made with a hand-picked selection in the first few days of the harvest campaign. The process is made in the oil press with traditional decantation within 24 hours of harvesting.
Its personality is marked by intense fruity aromas with hints of apple and banana, with a dense body, no bitterness, with a slightly sharp touch, that has become the distinguishing mark of PRIMUM, which differentiates it from the rest of the extra virgin olive oil in the market.
Our Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil comes from organic farming. It is authorised by the C. R. A. Ex. (Extremadura’s agro-food Regulatory Council) and it has obtained the official stamp of Organic Farming in the European Union. All bottles have unique numbering in order to guarantee their traceability. Regarding its organoleptic characteristics, they are very similar to ‘Selection’ and ‘En Rama’ Extra Virgin Olive Oils. Moreover, it is unfiltered, the same as our ‘En Rama’ EVOO.
Our tasters have travelled all over the world to select the best Extra Virgin Olive Oils. Every year we offer 2000 bottles of limited editions of each selected variety from the “Traveller Oils” collection. With this one we want to bring some of the best Virgin Olive Oils closer to the consumer.
These oils are made through the same process as our well-known Extra Virgin Olive Oil, but using a single olive variety, which gives them their own personality and flavour.
Collection of oils that are exclusive because of their variety or selected mixture, a step forward in the traditional production of Extra Virgin Olive Oil in an exclusive bottle format of 500ml with the option of a gift box.
Lemon, chilli, rosemary, porcini, truffle, garlic, basil, pepper, bay leaf… From an endless list of natural ingredients we make these flavoured oils which will surely surprise you.
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Therefore, the price of olive oil is fixed through quite a complex but transparent system, because there are information systems which allow you to know the price of the Extra Virgin Olive Oil, such as Poolred in Spain or Ismea in Italy. These systems can be accessed by anyone and the bulk trade transactions of olive oil are shown instantly in their own web pages. Thus, buyers, distributors or producers are able to know in real time about the average price of the different types of olive oil, which is helpful to set margins in negotiations.
However, this product is subject to speculations which generate constant price fluctuations. For instance, if a poor harvest is predicted for next season or weather conditions are not appropriate, there will be an increase in price. The opposite could happen if there are good prospects.
Operations by large purchasers can also have an effect on the price of oil. We cannot forget that Spain is the first olive oil producing country in the world and Italy is the main destination for exports of our precious oil. When large purchasers need to buy, producers take the opportunity to raise the prices. On the contrary, when these operators have their warehouses full, producers are forced to sell at a lower price.
In any case, Extra Virgin Olive Oil is becoming more popular around the world. It is being discovered in many cultures, its consumption is increasing and so does the volume of production. To satisfy this demand, we strongly believe that prices should be kept within a range to avoid that our Extra Virgin Olive Oil becomes a luxury product.