S.C.A. Cristo de la Vera Cruz is a High Quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil Production Mill located in the South of Spain, Andalusia region, Jaén province, Begíjar town.

It was born as a Cooperative in 1948 and after more than 60 years of business history, more than 850 families are dedicated to the production of olive juice for several generations.

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This oil is from the Picual variety, also known as “Marteño” or Nevadillo ”, it has a high content of oleic acid, a monounsaturated fatty acid of great nutritional value, in vitamin E (tocopherols) and in natural antioxidants (polyphenols).

Its varietal properties give it a very high resistance to oxidation (rancidity), being able to exceed two years in its expiration date under adequate conditions of conservation. It only remains for you to enjoy it Ad Líb.

The Picual variety presents fragrant, harmonic and balanced nuances with bitter, spicy and astringent tones in virgin oils of healthy and fresh olives. You can find in our oils sensations of:

  • Remember in smell and taste of healthy, fresh or ripe fruit.
  • It denotes its high content of Oleic Acid as one of the most stable oils with the highest nutritional value.
  • The taste or smell is reminiscent of freshly cut grass.
  • Flavor is of fresh almond or that of dry and healthy almond. It is associated with sweet and dull-smelling oils.
  • Tomato or tomato, apple, sweet, fig, fresh wood, banana, nettle, field flowers ...

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