This multi awarded olive oil is what we search all year to find. In small batches, this Arbequina olive oil is hand picked and milled that day. Noted for grassyness, and fruity notes and pungency throughout the palate. 100% hand harvested in the California San Joaquin Valley. Certified 100% organic by Global Culture and the USDA. Certified 100% EVOO by the California Olive Oil Council. non GMO, Raw, Gluten Free. In the mouth, it is fresh and well balanced between bitter, spicy, and sweet, that is allowed to ripen later in the season and pressed in the winter.