Predominant variety in the middle of Navarra, Rioja Alava and the Basque Country, Arroniz is the name of the town where greater number of trees of this variety are grown.
The time of flowering and maturity are averages. Its entry into production is early and has a high and constant productivity.
Fruit offer low peel strength which facilitates collection. It is appreciated for its high oil content and the quality.
Resistant to drought and winter cold variety. Seems resistant to leaf spot and susceptible to the fly and tuberculosis.
This oil contains a high content of total phenols polyethylene, natural antioxidants that increase the oxidative stability of oil and contribute to the characteristic flavor, being responsible for the itching and oil bitterness.