Vallon des Oliviers Organic Olive Oil
Vallon Des Oliviers Organic Olive Oil is an olive oil made in the most highly awarded olive mill in France.
This olive oil is made from a blend of native olives, including Salonmenque, Aglandau, and Picholine varieties.
Its color is pale green with yellow reflections, and the dominant aromas are vegetal with hints of hay and dry almonds. It is a balanced oil of light intensity without the bitterness or spiciness of other oils.
Both raw and cooked, this oil goes well with all types of salads and cooking. It is a light oil for light meals.
The olives used to produce this oil are grown in certified organic orchards located in Aix-en-Provence. As for the Château Virant mill, it is also certified organic. Thus, all stages of the manufacturing process benefit from organic certification.
This oil can be consumed raw or cooked with any type of cuisine.
Château Virant has an HVE 3 certification issued by the French government. This distinguished label is only obtained after having reached the highest level of environmental certification for farms. This label signifies sustainable production and practices with careful management of natural resources.
These olives come from the partner groves of Château Virant located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte-D’Azur regions.
How it's made
To make Vallon Des Oliviers Organic Olive Oil, the olives are harvested from Château Virant’s partner groves and brought to the Château for processing. Oil is stored in vats year round, and oil is bottled shortly before shipping.
Keep oils away from light and heat to maintain the subtle flavors and nutritional benefits of the oil. By following these simple precautions, the taste qualities will not be compromised and the shelf life of the oil can be extended.
Living Heritage Company
Thanks to its renowned oil mill, which is one of the largest in France, the Château Virant is the first estate in France to have been awarded the Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV) label.
A little bit like monuments designated as national heritage sites, this label recognizes companies that serve as representatives of excellence in French craftsmanship and enterprise.
Culinary College of France
Since 2018, all of our olive oils have been recognized by the Culinary College of France, an institution created by internationally renowned chiefs such as Alain Ducasse, Thierry Marx, Joël Robuchon, and Yannick Alléno. This gourmet institution promotes French gastronomy throughout the world. With their rigorously selected items, the Culinary College of France highlights the heritage and quality of French cuisine.
|Appellation of origin||Olive oil from France, Certified Organic|
|Assembly||Salonenque, Aglandau, Picholine, Grossane, Verdale des Bouches-du-Rhône|
|Vintage||Current year's vintage|
Vegetable aroma with almond notes
|Location||The olive orchards are all spread over the neighboring communes of Salon de Provence.|
|Planting density||Our rows of olive trees are spaced 6m apart from each other and the trees in the same row have an average spacing of 4m.|
|Floors||The soil is clay-limestone.|
|Date of harvest||The olives arrive at the mill between mid-October and mid-December|
|Type of crop||The crops and the mill are certified in organic agriculture|
|Oliveraie||Our organic olive oil is made from olives brought to the mill by local certified organic olive growers|
|Age of the olive trees||The oldest have resurrected from the 1956 frost and the youngest are over 15 years old|
|Sorting||The olives are visually sorted, then leafed out by blower and washed with clear water before crushing|
|Type of pressing||First cold extraction Continuous chain 12 hours after harvest|
|Dress||Pale green, yellow reflection|
|Type of filtration||Plate filter|
|Smoke point temperature||210°|
|Oleic acidity||< 0,3|
|Peroxide value||< 8|
|Type of harvest||The harvesting of the olives is done manually and with vibrating combs.|
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Max M. published the 23/08/2023 following an order made on 12/08/2023
Bon elle n’est pas donnée… Mais huile exceptionnelle.
Anne G. published the 03/12/2022 following an order made on 06/11/2022
Germain G. published the 11/10/2022 following an order made on 29/09/2022
Un peu cher pour de l'huile mais la qualité est au rdv.
Luc Jean M. published the 30/09/2022 following an order made on 19/09/2022
très bonne huile
Lydie K. published the 20/08/2022 following an order made on 09/08/2022
Vraiment au top du top je me regale
Bernard E. published the 26/06/2022 following an order made on 15/06/2022
Très bien, la bouteille a des dimensions un peu trop haute et ne rentrait pas dans le placard et l'étagère destinée à huiles et vinaigres de ma cuisine. Pas grave, il a suffit de remonter l'étagère du dessus pour que cela rentre.
Yves L. published the 02/06/2022 following an order made on 22/05/2022
pas encore goutté cette nouvelle huile (pour moi) car livré hier. je présume qu'elle est au moins aussi bonne que la fruitée mûre que je commandais jusqu'à présent.
Serge S. published the 01/06/2022 following an order made on 21/05/2022
Armelle D. published the 03/05/2022 following an order made on 22/04/2022
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