Host to the Designation of Origin of Priego de Cordoba, extra virgin olive oil Manuel Montes Marín certifies its quality, through its controls. Strict compliance with this regulation adds value to the consumer who buys a product that meets all requirements in all stages of production, processing, packaging and labeling.
South of the province of Cordoba, in Parque Natural de las Sierras Subbéticas, stands majestically "La Tiñosa". In her lap, surrounted by a sea of ??silvery mountains, is the mill Manuel Montes Marín. The choice of performing our work in this context, it is not coincidental, and drives us to constantly develop our oils in a spiritual communion with the environment arount us.
Thanks to the Mediterranean climate and the altitude where our olive trees are grown, our extra virgin olive oils have a unique flavor and aroma.
Portico de la Villa is an extra virgin olive oil intense fruity green olive. Almond green grass remember vegetables such as artichoke and tomato, highlighting its aromatic elegance. The entry on the palate is sweet, slightly bitter and peppery. Obtained by cold extraction with selected olives of Hojiblanca and Picuda varieties.
Pórtico de la Villa is undoubtedly one of the best oils in the world. As a result of the pursuit of quality throughout the production process, Pórtico de la Villa has numerous awards nationally and internationally. It has been awarded as the best olive oil in 2011 in Spain (category fruity bitter green) by the Ministry of Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs, and the best olive oil by the COI (medium green fruity category) in 2009. Only in the last yeards, Pórtico de la Villa obtained the following awards, among many others:
-Paris Gourmet AVPA-Contest 2011 (France): Gourmet d'Or - Category Intense Fruity.
-XIII International Competition "L'ORCIOLO D'ORO" 2011 (Italy): First Prize. Intense Fruity category.
-Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil Spanish, 2010-2011 Harvest, convened by the Ministry of Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs.First Prize.
-First Prize Award "Best Food of Spain Extra Virgin Olive Oil Campaign 2010-2011.
-L.A. County Fair, Los Angeles 2010 and 2011 (E. E. UU): Gold Medal Category Intense Fruity.
-International Competition Extra Virgin Olive Oil "TERRAOLIVO 2010 and 2011 "PRESTIGE GOLD Award.
-Guide to the best extra virgin olive oils in the world "FLOS OLEI 2010 and 2011 "by Marco Oreggia (Italy).
-VIII National Contest for Best Almazara AEMO 2010. First Prize.
-International Competition-OLIVE D'OR - CANADA SIAL 2010 and 2011 (Canada): Silver Medal. Category fruity.
-Der Feinschmecker-Contest 2010. (Germany).
-3 Th International Olive Oil in Latin America "Olivinus 2009 ". Gold Award for Best Prestige Oil D.O.
-Quality Award Mario Solinas. International Olive Council Harvest 2009. First Prize. Category Fruity Green.
-8th International Olive Oil Award, 2009 Zurich (Switzerland). Gold Medal Category Intense Fruity.