Olivares de Altomira By Pastor Vellisca
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- Olivares de Altomira
Tasting Notes and Food Pairings:
With a extremely low production, these olive trees, come back to produce its fruit as soon as man has come back to take care of them. We have noted that they were just waiting for us for centurias.
The Olivares de la Sierra de Altomira spread along a mountain range that runs nort-south through the Baja Alcarria sire in the central spanish province of Cuenca.
Seeded along the last four centuries, those olive trees have been one of the goods the cristians had to this central land od Spain, when the arabs Leith the Huete region diring the XVI Century.
Grown at three thousand feet MSL, those olive trees are free from plagues, diseases, and resist temperatures between -17 and 40 degrees Celsius in the severe continental climate of Castilla, along centuries.
Our trees are centenaries, without any fertilizer nor quimical product never. Only, our everyday work, cleaning the trees twices at year from the uphills.
We harvest in November, before the hard winter. Our harvest is taking the fruit from the tree by milking. And we transport the fruit to the mill in less than 3 hours from the harvest. Cold extraction