Following the reception, organoleptic evaluation and verification of the samples presented at the origin, among the 100 extra virgins that have achieved the highest score in the contest, highlights the overwhelming Spanish dominion, with 73 EVOOs -eight in the TOP10 – followed by Portugal (12), Italy (11, with two juices in the TOP10), Croatia (2), Chile (1) and Tunisia (1). Of these, 78 are conventional and 22 organic EVOOs, confirming the unstoppable rise of organic production extra virgins.
Winners by categories
By countries, the best EVOO in Portugal is Rosmaninho Gourmet Cobrançosa, from Cooperativa de Olivicultores de Valpaços, Crl); and from Croatia, Monte Rosso Premium (Monte Rosso D.O.O.); while Domaine Fendri (Huilerie Moderne de Tunisie) and Deleyda Premium (Olivos Ruta del Sol, S.A.) fly the flag of Tunisia and Chile respectively, the latter being the only representative of the South American Cone.
The best Spanish Extra Virgin with Protected Denomination of Origin is El Empiedro (SCA Olivarera La Purísima, PDO Priego de Córdoba), being the Best Monovarietal EVOO Oro Bailén Reserva Familiar Picual (Aceites Oro Bailén-Galgón 99, S.L.) and the Best Coupage and Best Italian Extra Virgin with PDO (Garda), Tréfort, by Paolo Bonomelli Boutique Olive Farm, obtained from a blend of trep, fort and drizzar varieties.
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The results of the EVOOLEUM - World’s TOP100 Extra Virgin Olive Oils Awards,