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Perfect finishing oil
I love the smooth flavor of this oil - for any recipe where we are making a dressing or other uncooked use of oil it's the one I always reach for. The bottle is also very attractive and I've gifted it several times and always had rave reviews. Thanks to Chef Shop for educating me on the difference a good olive oil makes!
by Katherine
subtle deliciousness
The quality and flavor of this finishing oil is superb. We highly recommend having it on hand for a wide variety of uses.
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Les Terroirs De Marrakech Olive Oil

500 ml - Morocco (2020 Harvest)

With three ticks of the clock and the burn sets in and three coughs and you know you have an oil. A full feel, the tip of the tongue gets this great olive taste, almost as if you are eating the olive from which it came. I love the feel of this Moroccan olive oil. Delightfully full of flavor, yet so clean the oil evaporates leaving a wonderful memory.

Les Terroirs de Marrakech Olive Oil is another superior Moroccan olive oil from the Aqallal family. Pressed from 100% Picholine du Languedoc olives grown in century old groves originally planted by Baron Rothschild.

The Aqallal family has been producing Moroccan olive oil in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains since 1887, winning more awards and press mentions than any other producer in the region along the way, including Travel + Leisure, Saveur, London’s Great Taste Gold, Los Angeles Olive Oil Competition Gold Medal. All the olive work is done on the estate, from cultivation and harvest to bottling and packaging. Les Terroirs de Marrakech olive oil has a very low acidity level of between 0.1 and 0.2 percent.

Aroma: This delicately complex aroma takes in almonds, culinary herbs with a touch of basil, lemons and sweet bananas. There is also a hint of woody hedgerows and wet grass.

Taste: More culinary herbs on the palate with sorrel, cucumber, red berry fruits and nuts. Very light bitterness but plenty of pepper which grows and then fades allowing the green herbs, nuts and sweet biscuits to return. The interesting after-taste takes in fudge and sweet bananas with just a touch of hazelnut chocolate.

Style: Very sweet and delicate style of oil with a good burst of pepper.

Overall: An attractive and gently complex oil with a really sweet finish. Use it for general cooking, but particularly for desserts and baking.

Kosher Certified

For more information about olive oil and how to make sure you are buying a good one, ready our article, "The Inconvenient Truth About Extra Virgin Olive Oil" here.

Note about harvest dates: In the northern hemisphere, olives are harvest and pressed between October and December. Which means the current harvest is actually last year. So, for example, if we are in 2017, the current harvest year is 2016.

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