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Vale de Arca - Gourmet

By Herdade de Vale de Arca

This year’s Gourmet features a mild fruity green olive fragrance with strong hints of green olive leaves, grass and green almond bark. It is delicately bitter and spicy with a brief aftertaste of nuts. This oil is crafted from carefully handpicked Cobrançosa, Pajarera and Picual olives that are exclusively grown and extracted in 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

Pine Seed

Food Pairing

Soft Cheeses


Food Pairing

Grilled Asparagus


Food Pairing

Cauliflower Soup

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