This wonderfully complex Frantoio offers remarkable tasting notes of dominant green apple and a nice pungency with a peppery finish. On the milder side, it displays minimal bitterness. Pairs well with all of Out Vine & Grind Flavors & Varieties of Balsamic Vinegar from Modena, Italy. Country of Origin: South Africa Medium Intensity Crush Date: May 2018 Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment FRUITINESS 5.5 BITTERNESS 3.0 PUNGENCY 4.0 *Biophenols: 358.4 ppm FFA: 0.30 Oleic Acid: 65.7 Peroxide: 7.6 DAGs: 92.7 *PPP: <1.0 *As measured at the time of crush *As measured at the time of crush The UP standard: Reserved for the finest extra virgin olive oils in the world, as such, the UP grade exceeds all existing European, Italian, Spanish, Greek, North American, Californian, or any other standard for the grade known as extra virgin olive oil. In order to qualify for the UP grade, the extra virgin olive oil must meet or exceed a comprehensive set of Production, Storage, Transportation, Testing, Chemistry, and Organoleptic requirements.