Dawn, freshly mowed grass and clear oceans come together in this masterpiece.
This combination of different varieties of quality olives is unique and pays tribute to the shades of the Mediterranean basin. Every ray of sun that hit the olive groves added strength and character to this special selection.
Olive Variety Kalamata
The Kalamata olive is a dark-colored table olive that originated in Greece.
Olive Variety Verdial
The Verdial olive variety from Badajoz ripens late. It is asymmetric, elongated and egg-shaped.
Olive Variety Gordal
The egg-shaped Gordal Sevillana olive is slightly asymmetric.
Olive Variety Manzanilla
Manzanilla Sevillana olives ripen early.
Olive Variety Cacereña
The Manzanilla Cacereña olive is ripe when it turns black.
Tasting Notes Sunny Mélange Olives
Green Olives: Brilliant, even yellowish-green color. The exact shade depends on the variety.
Black Olives: Even purple or black color, depending on the variety.
Firm, without being stringy or grainy.
Aroma and Flavor
Green olives are characterized by their slightly bitter, salty taste while black olives have a bit of a spicy kick. Their meticulous processing ensures that the result is free of unpleasant flavors or aromas.
How is Sunny Mélange made?
The green varieties that give this exquisite dish its personality are Verdial, Gordal and Manzanilla, along with the Mediterranean-sun-ripened black varieties Kalamata and Cacereña. Lupin beans and raw, chopped red pepper round out this dish.
On a sensory level, the pleasant aroma of red pepper stands out. In the mouth, this dish allows each variety’s characteristics to be enjoyed along with their individual flavors and textures.