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One more year, the Wow EVOOLEUM, of the Mercacei Publishing Group, presents the 100 best Extra Virgin Olive Oils in the worldand for the first time since the prestigious publication was launched seven years ago, the ranking is headed by ex aequo, two oils: the Spanish Rincn de la Subbtica Altitude and the Italian Monini Monocultivar Coratina Bio. The top 10 of the list is completed by three other Spaniards, three Italians, a Croatian and a Brazilian.

Spain wins by a landslide as soon as the best producers in the liquid gold it means. According to the seventh edition of this bible in the oleic world, which has just been released (19.50 euros), Of the 100 best oils on the planet, 63 belong to our country. A jury made up of the 26 most renowned tasters in the world from Spain, Italy, Greece, Germany, Portugal, Israel, Argentina, Japan, France and the USA are in charge of choosing the excellent ones among the more than 800 samples received from 20 countries. , including Brazil, which this year debuts on the list.

To the Subbatica Altitude Cornerfrom Almazaras de la Subbtica, in Córdoba, is joined in the top ten by the other Spanish Parqueoliva Gold Seriesalso from the Subbtica cooperative, Gate of the Early Picual Villasfrom Jan, and King’s Fountain, of Cordoba (Spain).

In addition to the listing, the guide, whose prologue has beenwritten by renowned chefs Pa Len, from the Kjolle restaurant (Lima, Peru), and Virgil Martinez, from Central (Lima, Peru), details a file for each extra virgin oil with the origin, characteristics, varieties, type of olive grove, oil tourism activities, organic, Kosher or Halal certification, score, tasting and pairing, accompanied by an image of its container. The publication includes recipes from Elena Arzackvisits spas with beauty treatments with EVOO and proposes pairings of oils with cheese and wine, among other things.

top ten

1. Monini Monocultivar Coratina Bio (97 points). Variety: Coratina. Perugia (Italy)

1.Subbatica Altitude Corner (97 points). Variety: hojiblanca. Cordoba (Spain)

3.Gioacchino (96 points). Variety: Coratina. Apulia (Italy)

Four.Monini Monocultivar Frantoio Bio (96 points). Variety: Frantoio. Perugia (Italy)

5. Parqueoliva Gold Series (95 points). Variety: picuda, hojiblanca. Cordoba (Spain)

6. The Patron (95 points). Variety: peranzana. Apulia (Italy)

7. Gate of the Early Picual Villas (95 points). Variety: picual. Jan (Spain)

8. Monte Rosso Grand Selection (94 points). Varieties: leccino, bianchera istriana. Istria (Croatia)

9.King’s Fountain (94 points). Varieties: hojiblanca, picuda. Cordoba (Spain)

10. Sabi Blend Special Oil (94 points). Varieties: arbosana, arbequina, koroneiki. São Paulo (Brazil)


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J. A. Allen

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