Dried Périgord PDO Walnut "Franquette" cultivar
Brand : La Vie Contée
In the Correzian part of the Dordogne Valley, in the "gaillards" confines of Périgord, Quercy and Limousin, the Jaubertie family extended its walnut orchards and re-invented the stone barn dating back from the "peasants' golden age".
In front of the former "Vicomté de Turenne" castle, Anne and Cyrille revived a centenary walnut oil mill, to perpetuate this unique tradition.
To be walnut producer and walnut oil miller means to know how to produce, choose and transform the righ walnuts into oil, revealing incredible shades of taste and texture, all in powerful finesse and velvety smoothness. Our traditional know-how are acknonwledged, under a protected designation of origin for Périgord walnut, and French controlled designation of origin for walnut oil, either cold or hot press.
Excellent for health, to be tasted on an everyday basis, walnuts and walnut oils can also let themselves be sublimed in the kitchen, sweet or savoury.
Correzian authenticity to discover, savour and share!
The oil mill « La Vie Contée » that can be translated “as is a tale, so is life” has been imagined by Anne and Cyrille in 2016, when they took over the family walnut orchard and reinvented the. stone barn dating back from the “golden age of peasants”. They revived a centenary walnut oil mill, to. perpetuate this exceptional and acknowledged know-how on the Périgord walnut and walnut oil.
They created the brand. “La Vie Contée” to get alive, savour and share this vegetal, hand-built, landscape and gastronomic heritage; the walnut tree, this life tree and its precious fruit already cherished by Romans (they called it “Jupiter’s acorn”) and the ancient Viscounty of Turenne the castel of which can be admired from their oil mill.