Guide to Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Delicate Olive Oil

A delicate olive oil is made with olives harvested in the later stages of ripeness. The oil will have a smooth and buttery taste, you will notice a fruitiness in the scent, no bitterness, and a slightly peppery finish.

How to Use Delicate Olive Oil

Delicate olive oils are ideal for baking or as a substitute for butter

Because of the buttery flavor and richness of a delicate EVOO, they work well with lobster, crab and shrimp as well as milder, white fish.


Medium Olive Oil

A medium olive oil is made with a combination of olives harvested in both the early and mid-stages of harvest. This oil offers a fruity taste, a grassy scent, and a peppery or spicy finish.

How to Use a Medium Olive Oil

Medium olive oils are fantastic on vegetables and in vinaigrettes and make delicious bread dipping oils.

Fruit, medium-intensity olive oils work nicely on any greens, from mild lettuce to peppery arugula.


Robust Olive Oil

A robust olive oil offers bold flavor, a balanced bitterness, and a very prominent peppery finish. You will also enjoy a fruity scent with this oil.

How to Use a Robust Olive Oil

In general, robust olive oils are best used for bold flavors: grilled or roasted meats, tomato dishes, and as a finishing oil.

Intensely flavored oils are perfect drizzled on soups, roasted vegetables, and pastas to add a bold, punch of flavor.