Castillo de Canena ‘First Day of Harvest’ 2016

Castillo de Canena ‘First Day of Harvest’ 2016


Castillo de Canena: First Day Harvest 2016 is the result of the very first milling of this season’s olive crop. This rare early harvest extra virgin olive oil delivers intense flavors and an accentuated fragrance to the senses, capturing the unique occasion when the first olives of the new season are collected, milled and the resulting oil is experienced for the first time.  Limited Production

First Day of Harvest 2016, Picual:

The oil is of a golden green color and its fragrance combines that of artichokes, mint, basil and rosemary. Its bold taste coats the palate with flavors that continue the herb theme plus hints of citrus fruit and green tomatoes with a peppery finish.


First Day of Harvest 2016, Arbequina:

This 100% Arbequina extra virgin olive oil has distinctive fruity qualities that combine with finesse to create complex aromas and flavors. The initial fragrance is of green apples, lemon peel and herbs which give way to tastes of ripe banana and bitter almonds, finished with gentle notes of spice.

This is the Eleventh  occasion that the Vañó family has release a special edition First Day of Harvest oil to capture the very purest flavors of the olive crop. Each release has been commemorated with a unique bottle label, each designed by a different established name from Spain’s creative community. This year’s label  designed by film director Alex de la Iglesia.  The filmmaker’s personality and passion for First Day of Harvest extra virgin olive oils and the world of comic books are reflected in the label

Having received the highest number of awards ever, Castillo de Canena’s extra virgin olive oils are firmly established as some of the best in the world and, for the fifth year, the prestigious guide Flos Olei 2017 has awarded them the highest score!