The oil of the "Arbequina" variety is characterized by its fluidity and its extraordinary fragrance. It is a very fruity oil, with a slight apple flavor, herbaceous green, very slightly bitter and spicy, with a sweet taste. It is a smooth and very fluid oil on the palate, with specific attributes being the green almond, alloza, and the taste of freshly cut grass.
As for its acidic composition, it has a medium-low content of oleic acid and a high level of polyunsaturated fatty acids that give it its characteristic fluidity.
It has a medium content in vitamin E (α-tocopherol) and low in total polyphenols, which gives its oils softness and sweetness. The resistance to rancidity of the oils of the "Arbequina" variety can be considered medium-low.