Origin: Priego de Córdoba (Córdoba)
Olive Variety: Picuda
Category: Intense Green
Capacity: 500 ml.
The Picudo or Picuda olive is undoubtedly one of Córdoba’s most exemplary and is protected by the registered Designation of Origin; Baena and Priego de Córdoba. Its name comes from its characteristic curved pointed tip and it is also known as the pajarero (for birds) in the town of Luque, supposedly because when the olives are ripe their oil is so sweet that the birds flock to peck away at them.
The flavour of its oil is soft, fruity and rounded with hints and of exotic fruit, tomato, apple or even almond. This oil is considered very delicate due to its composition of fatty acids, which is why it is normally blended with other varieties such as Picual or Hojiblanca olives.
We have nonetheless chosen to present it in its purest form, without any other added variety, to enable you to discover why this ranks among our favourite olive oils.