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Denis Fage at Eyguières, Bouches du Rhône
Extra virgin PDO Olive Oil Producer from Baux de Provence Valley
The extraction of the olive oil :
Denis Fage produce an extra virgin olive oil of superior quality, extracted at cold, obtained directly from olives and only by mechanical process to get a pure fruit juice, without any chemical method and refining. After olives washing, Denis process to the grinding. The cold extraction is done by the centrifugation system which allows the separation of oil, water and pomace.
Typicities of the olive oil :
The olive oil is produced by Denis Fage and exclusively from the Extra virgin PDO of la Vallée des Baux de Provence. Denis Fage proposes 2 typicities :
The PDO Green fruitiness, PDO Olive oil from Vallée des Baux de Provence : An intense and fruitiness taste characterised by its sweetness, its velvety and its beautiful golden green color. The olives are harvested in the middle of maturity to obtain a nuanced olive oil, aromas of fresh hay, cut herbs with a light uncooked artichoke perfume and a subtle taste of dry fruits and almonds. Classic and wise, delicate and harmonious, this extra virgin oil will delight the amators.
An olive oil which has the power to reveal the most rafined.
The black fruitiness PDO Olive oil from Vallée des Baux de provence : An old-fashioned taste is remarkable for his sweetness and its authenticity. Free from bitterness, its presents also a bit of fiery. After the harvest olives are stocked and matured in mastered conditions while 4 or 8 days before the extraction of oil. The aromas of candied olives and black olives, truffles of this olive oil will seduce the amators of this provençal tradition.
Certification & Appelation :
- Extra virgin AOP olive oil from the Vallée des Baux de Provence – Green fruty, intense taste and fruty.
- Extra virgin aloive oil AOP from la Vallée des baux de Provence – black fruty with old taste.
- Olive oil made in FranceOlive oil from the Midi of France
- Gold medalist in 2013 at the regional contest of olive oils in PACA
- Silver medalist in 2011 at the regional contest of olive oils in PACA
Quantité et conseils d’utilisation :
La production de Denis Fage est d’environ de 2000 litres /an d’huile d’olive extra vierge AOP de la Vallée des Baux de Provence. Les olives sont issues de la Vallées des Baux de Provence, l’extraction de l’huile d’olive et son conditionnement sont effectués au moulin à huile de Denis Fage, à Eyguières, France.
Denis Fage at Eyguières, Bouches du Rhône
Extra virgin PDO Olive oil Producer from Vallée des Baux de Provence
The olive grove history :
At the gates of the Alpilles in La Vallée des Baux de Provence nestles the plots of the olive grove in Denis Fage’s mill. He’s a real joyful provencal man who like his terroir and his mill. From 3 generations, the Fage family cultivate olive trees and Denis childhood memories are relied to the perfume and savors of the olive oil. Through the years, he knows how to gave birth to some extra virgin oils with character, PDO of La Vallée des baux de Provence. Always with passion and in the provençal tradition, he cultivates olive trees and harves them always at the right moment. With rigor and technicality, Denis proceeds to the extraction of the olive oil and to the assembly of the different varieties formed by the PDO of La Vallée des Baux de Provence.
Les variétés d’olive :
Near by Eyguières, an authentic village od the Alpilles, the plantings of olive trees of Denis Fage are rocked by the cicadas. At autumn, olives are harvested at maturity, the dominant varieties are the Salonenque one’s, the verdale of Bouche du Rhône, the Grossane and the Aglandau (or Béruguette). The assembly of those 4 varieties allow to have an PCO from the Vallée des baux de Provence extra virgin of superior quality.
Salonenque : An delicate and creamy olive oil with aromas of apple, uncooked artichoke and cut herbs.
Verdale : Olive oil is particularly sweet without fiery and bitterness. The aromas released by this oil are fresh butter, nut and tomato.
Grossane : This sweet olive oil with grapefruit aromas are lightly fiery in the throat.
Aglandau : This olive oil is charactered by its vegetal fruty. Its fiery with a light peppery bitterness.
Culinary advices :
The extra virgin AOP olive oil from the Vallée des Baux de Provence with a green fruty and intense taste : A sweet and velvety oil, delicate and harmonious, wise and classic with aromas of fresh hay, cut herbs and a small perfume of uncooked artichaud and a subtle taste of dry fruits and almonds.
A olive oil to discover on green salads, tomatoes and eggplant, fishs, meats. For an original note, you can add some drops of this olive oil on your strawberry or raspberries desserts.
Extra virgin olive oil AOP from the Vallée des Baux de Provence with a black fruty, and old taste : sweetness and authenticity of candied olives, black olives, truffles. Without bitterness and a little bit of fiery. An olive oil to preffered with lamb and bull. But also, shellfishs, oysters and molds. Excellent for the confection of chocolate desserts.
The position of olive oil production:
Find the position of the producer who joins the Compagnie de l’Huile d’Olive.