ACUSHLA

ORGANIC OLIVE OIL | EXTRA VIRGIN 

Region
Trás-os-Montes | Vila Flôr

Acushla is a high-quality extra virgin olive oil PDO Trás-os-Montes. Beyond the excellent texture and flavour, Acushla is recommendable from a nutritional point of view, and reveals in all its production stages a distinctive environmental concern.

Being a mandatory presence in most Mediterranean dishes, olive oil is one of greatest riches that land can give us. Produced with passion and respecting the traditional cultures of the region, as far as organic farming is concerned.

 

Tasting notes

Olive oil of greenish yellow colour with fruity, slightly spicy smell and bitter taste. Elegant and persistent aftertaste.
It is ideal to taste raw for dipping bread or drizzling over salads, as well as for finishing dishes and also as an healthy ingredient for cooking almost any dish.

Technical information
Type of Olive Oil: Organic Olive Oil Olives
Varieties: Cobrançosa, Madural, Verdeal and Cordovil
Area: 210 ha
Altitude: 400 meters
DOP: Trás-os-Montes
Harvest: October/November
Bottling: March/April
Harvest: Mechanical
Process: Cold pressing in two stages
Acidity: ≤0,3%
Peroxide Index: 15 meq O2/Kg
Storage: Stainless Steel Vats
Expiration Date: 2 Years
Certified organic: SATIVA – PORTUGAL

Packaging
It is available in different packagings, for different consumption moments:
– Tin Can 500mL
– Stainless Steel Bottle 250 mL
– Glass Botlle 500 mL
– Pet Botlle 500 mL
– Bag-in-Box  2 L
– Bag-in-Box 5 L
– Sample tube 20 ml

 

Awards

2016

  • Gran Prestige Gold – TerraOlivo (Israel)
  • Prestige Gold – TerraOlivo (Japan)
  • Gold – Domina – Int. Olive Oil Contest (Italy)
  • Gold – Olive Japan (Japan)


2015

  • Gold – Olivinus (Argentina)
  • Gold – TerraOlivo (Israel)
  • Gold – Olive Japan (Japan)
  • Gold – 20th Int. Prize – Biol (Italy)
  • Bronze – LA Int. Extra Virgin Olive Oil  (USA)


2014

  • Prestigio Oro – Olivinus (Argentina)
  • Great Taste Award (UK)
  • Prestige Gold – TerraOlivo (Israel)
  • OLIO Award – Der Feinschmecker (Germany)
  • Gold – Olive Japan (Japan)
  • Gold – Les Olivalies (France)
  • Silver – LA Int. Extra Virgin Olive Oil  (USA)
  • Gold – New York Int. Extra Virgin Olive Oil  (USA)
  • Extra Gold Medal – Biol Prize (Italy)


2013

  • Prestige Oro – OLIVINUS 2013 (Argentina)
  • Grand Prestige Gold – TerraOlivo 2013 (Israel)
  • Gold – Biol Prize (Italy)
  • Gold – LA Int. Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Packaging Design (USA)
  • Bronze – LA Int. Extra Virgin Olive Oil (USA)


2012

  • Gold – TerraOlivo (Israel)


2011

  • Grand Prestige Oro – Olivinus (Argentina)
  • Gold – Concurso Nacional de Azeite Virgem Extra (Portugal)
  • 2nd place – Extra Virgen Olive Oil World Championship (USA)
  • 3rd place – Armonia Concorso Oleario Internazionale – Packaging Design (Italy)


2010

  • Gold – TerraOlivo (Israel)


2009

  • Gold – Bienal do Azeite ’09 Castelo Branco (Portugal)
  • Silver – Concurso Nacional de Azeite Virgem Extra (Portugal)


2008

  • Silver – Wine and Olive Oil Line Product Design Awards


2007

  • Silver – Azeite Virgem Extra Biológico Santarém (Portugal)