The Madrid Oil DOP protects an Extra Virgin Olive Oil, produced, prepared and packaged in a unique space due to its orographic, climatological and soil peculiarities, and which is located in the southeast of the Community of Madrid, in the municipalities belonging to the Cuenca del Henares, La Comarca de Las Vegas and several municipalities of the South Basin, bordering to the east with the Comarca de las Vegas (a total of 38 municipalities and an olive grove area of approximately 23.600 hectares).
El Oil from Madrid It comes from olives of the majority varieties: Cornicabra, Castellana and Manzanilla Cacereña and from olives of minority native varieties: Carrasqueña, Gordal, Asperilla and Redondilla.
These varieties are perfectly adapted to the conditions of the region, ensuring a multivarietal identity not present in any other olive production area in the world. This natural assembly of main and minority varieties allows us to obtain unique sensory profiles, this being another unique hallmark of this oil.
In production, only mechanical procedures or other physical means are allowed that do not alter the extra virgin olive oil, preserving the flavor, aroma and characteristics of the fruits from which it comes.
“Aceite de Madrid” is characterized by its intense aromas of olive, almond, grass, leaf, apple, tomato and banana that are reaffirmed in the mouth along with a balanced presence of bitter and spicy attributes.