Lectus arbequina

Varieties: 
arbequina
Colour: 
golden green
Bitteness: 
medium
Sweetness: 
medium
Spicy: 
medium
Fruity: 
strong
Flavours: 
green olive, freshly cut grass and alloza
Acidity: 
0.10º
Characteristics of the tasting: 
in the nose, it has intense aroma of green olive with clear sensations of freshly cut grass and alloza. In the background, it offers hints of green banana peel and a mix of aromatic herbs such as spearmint, peppermint and fennel. In the mouth, it is balanced and very stable.
Hallmark: 
PDO Aceite de La Rioja
Premios: 
Primer premio Románico Esencia 2007/2008
Comercializador: 

Kel Grupo Alimentario represents the contemporary oil making business model. The hamlet ‘The Espartal’ in Quel gathers 235 acres of intensive growth and modern oil mill processing systems. Carlos Aldama started this project in 2000, planting 150 acres of arbequina. In 2006, he built the modern and sophisticated mill. In subsequent years, he is still planting new arbequina, arbosana and koroneiki olive trees with which he is experimenting with to get top quality oils. Under the brand ‘Lectus’, Kel Grupo Alimentario sells a high quality oil that has won several awards.

Ctra. LR 281 Km. 2
26570 Quel (La Rioja)

Telephone number: 
(+34) 941392076
Fax: 
(+34) 941403373