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Malvasia Olive Oil from Riverdale Market

Flexitarian | Jun 20, 2009 10:39 AM

Last week I bought a bottle of Malvasia Cold Pressed Organic 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil (from Greece) from a guy who sells it at the Riverdale Market (and a few other markets I think). He says he owns his own olive groves in Greece.

Well I am not going to say I have the most discerning palate in the world, but I have been buying premium olive oil for quite a while (usually around $25-$30 or more for a 750 ml bottle and only ones with an expiry date and that are in a dark coloured bottle or metal can). But, this olive oil has a bit of a bitter and odd aftertaste unlike any others I have tasted.

I am wondering if anyone else has tried it. Is it just me? I was going to go return it but the guy who sells it is not the friendliest guy in the world and every time I asked him a question about his olive oil he acted as if it was an imposition.

I did try his olives though and they were delicious!

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