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Vale de Arca Premium

By Herdade de Vale de Arca

This year’s Premium is a complex, fresh and balanced extra virgin olive oil, with a mild fruity flavor of green olives and strong hints of green olive leaves, green banana peel and artichoke. It is slightly bitter and spicy with a lingering aftertaste of nuts. This oil is crafted from carefully handpicked Pajarera and Picual olives exclusively grown and extracted at our family estate, Vale de Arca.
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About Herdade de Vale de Arca

Herdade de Vale de Arca is a family-owned and operated estate, located near Torrão, Alcácer do Sal, Alentejo. As followers of the farm-to-table movement, we meticulously care for our olive groves and olive oil extraction by combining traditional methods and state-of-the-art techniques. Standing in the middle of our groves, our olive mill ensures a minimal wait time between harvest and extraction. We exclusively bottle EVOO from our own olive trees.
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Tasting Sensations

Olive Leaf
Tomato Leaf

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Food Pairing

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