A diversity of terroirs with AOP extra virgin olive oil

A strong historical link between the terroir and the AOP olive oil

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AOP extra virgin olive oil

Discover the different types of AOP Olive Oils

Protected Appellation of Origin (AOP) olive oil is characterized by a strong historical link between olive oil and the specificities of a terroir : geographical area, climate, geology, olive varieties and know-how. Olive oil producers have to meet strict specifications. Its application is subject to a control by an independent body.
La Compagnie de l’huile d’olive offers for sale extra virgin olive oil PDO:

– PDO olive oil from the Baux-de-Provence valley : superior medallist quality, very characteristic of the Bouches-du-Rhône department, with varieties: Salonenque, Verdale, Grossane, Aglandau.
This AOP is proposed in 2 types of fruity : a green fruity with the intense taste and a black fruity with the old taste.

– AOP Nîmes olive oil : superior medallist quality, specific to the Gard department. This olive oil is mainly composed of more than 70% of Picholine.

– The PDO olive oil from Nyons is produced near Nyons, in the South of the department of Drôme. Olives are of the tench variety.