By Pichilin we know two plots, bought by our family in the area of the farmhouse of the same name. In this case, it is a traditional, centennial olive grove, coming from the fragmentation and sale by plots of the farmhouse known as ‘La higueruela’. With a 12-meter triangular frame, we have no evidence of the age of these trees but it is certain to be over one hundred years, which means that we were not born when they were planted, therefore, it could not be us who did the work.
Located in the municipality of Úbeda, it consists of two plots as we mentioned before. The largest having an area of 13.97 hectares, with the highest average slope of all our plantations, 17.7% since its altitude varies between 630 and 550 meters. It is oriented to the east and has a peculiar soil, white in color and with great filtering capacity and water retention. It is the highest above sea level among our plots, and its orientation is contrary to all the previous ones, since it is oriented to the rising sun. Very close to her sister, the little one consists of 1.8 hectares, with an altitude of around 630 meters and a slope of 13.4%. Sharing both ground and orientation.
Both plots usually offer us fruits of a considerable size, remarkably large considering the average size of the variety. And in addition they usually pair it with a high fat yield, which increases its oil production capacity. Its extra virgin olive oil is usually calm and balanced, with a medium-grade harmonic fruitiness caused by its orientation to the sun and its higher altitude. Always within the inevitable fixed parameters of Extra Virgin Olive Oils from Picual variety.