Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and Reggio Emilia

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Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of
Modena DOP

Extraold - minimum aging of 24 years
Bottle size : 100 ml

It is a superlative dressing, fruit of old tradition the Estense dynasty, which obtained one of the most important alimentary certification: the D.O.P. mark (denomination of protected origin). It is produced by ageing cooked grape must, acetified in casks which are all strictly of different sizes and woods (oak,cherry,ash,chestnut ) The Traditiona Balsamic Vinegar of Modena extraold benefits from a unique period of ageing, lasting more than 25 years. Each year, as it ages, vinegar evaporates out, further thickening the vinegar and concentrating the flavour, so each barrel is topped up with vinegar taken from the next barrel up. Full and bright dark brown in colour, it reveals its density in a correct and smooth running syrup. Of inimitable well-balanced sweet and sour taste ,it has a complex , penetrating and smoothly acid scent Before being bottled, the vinegar undergoes stringent testing by the Tasting Commission of the Modena Chamber of Commerce, which asseses characteristics of density and acidity as well as organoleptic properties. Only after passing these tests can the product boast the prestigious name “Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena extravecchio”. As an additional guarantee for consumers, the Modena Producers Consortium actually bottles the product batch inside the Chamber of Commerce. Uses: for preparing risottos, grilled meat, Carpaccio and fillet steak, as an appetizer on chunks of Grana cheese or even as a dessert over strawberries.

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