Taste this extra virgin olive oil from Marqués de Prado and enjoy an olive oil produced from the Arbequina and Picual olive varieties. These two varieties are mixed to achieve this magnificent blend that is also organic.
Marqués de Prado olive oil: origin and production
This olive oil is produced from Picual olives, from olive groves between 10 and 40 years old on the Cortijo de Suerte Alta (Córdoba) estate. On the other hand, Arbequina olives come from the “El Cañuelo” farm, in Seville, of rainfed and intensive cultivation.
This olive oil has a higher concentration of natural antioxidants compared to the average of Arbequina olives due to the intensive and rainfed cultivation already mentioned. Thus, we can affirm that buying this organic Marques de Prado olive oil with a high level of antioxidants is providing benefits to your health.
Awards and Quality Stamps
Regardless of all the awards won by Cortijo de Suerte Alta as an oil mill, this EVOO has also achieved many distinctions despite its short life. Until 2019 he was distinguished with the following awards:
- Honorable Mention of 2019 in Ovibeja
- Great mention to organic olive oil in the China International Olive Oil Competition
- Silver Medal at the EVO-IOOC
In addition, it has the SEQEV – QV Extra Internationali quality stamp, an essential quality accreditation to be able to access certain markets abroad. As it is an olive oil so appreciated outside our borders, it has all the administrative guarantees that prove its quality.
Producer: Cortijo de Suerte Alta sl – Marqués de Prado
Family farm since the 14th century and that has 250 hectares in which 100-year-old olive groves predominate. As it is a farm owned by Cortijo de Suerte Alta, it allows total control of the process, from the flower to the bottle. The varieties of olives that are grown are Picuda, Picual and Hojiblanca.
Cortijo de Suerte Alta has been producing organic olive oil since 1996, in which it opted for this type of production. And that so many awards have been given to them in recognition of this long ecological trajectory.
It is an oil mill that has great technical advances, having won the AEMO award for the best olive oil mill, among others. They use solar energy, in addition to reusing the remains of olives in order to recycle as much as possible.