This oil from the Ligurian Riviera area has DOP status – which involves strict controls over the growing and production to safeguard quality. It has a delicate flavour with a very fruity flavour, round finish and green-golden colour. Great to use for dressings, dipping and cooking. 500ml bottle in decorative white wrap. From artisan producer Casa Olearia Taggiasca.
An aged balsamic like this a great gift for food-lovers. ‘Serie 12’ means it has been matured over time in a series of 12 wooden barrels (approximately 12 years), creating a rich, deep, sweet/savoury flavour and thicker texture. Ideal to serve with grilled fish and roasted meats, bresaola, aged cheeses, vanilla ice cream and fruit salads. 250ml bottle in box.
It is made from grape ‘must’, cooked, then matured using a slow acetification process, triggered by natural fermentation and gradually evaporated over years of ageing in barrels of different kinds of wood. No aromatic substances area added. Thick like syrup, it is shiny and dark brown in colour, with a characteristic fragrance, complex and penetrating, and a harmonious acidity. A traditional, inimitable bittersweet flavour is well balanced with velvety overtones. Traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena is an absolutely unique product, available in two varieties differentiated on the basis of the age: 12 and 25 years. It is used to season boiled fresh vegetables, in meat stew and to complete the preparation of meat, fish, cheese or fruit. In its unique bottle, this product bears a mandatory Seal of Guarantee and is subject to strict control on the part of the ‘Consortium of Producers of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena’. Aged 25 years
The region of Liguria is home of the famous Taggiasca olives, which create a superior quality extra virgin olive oil. This oil is named for the ancient Celtic god of the region called ‘Bormanus’ – guardian of the woods and waters. It’s made with ripe Taggiasca olives, creating an elegant aroma and fruity flavour with hints of almonds on the end palate.
From producer Casa Olearia, based in the heart of the Ligurian Riviera. A great everyday oil to add rich flavours to dressing dishes.
2 litre bottle.
This unique DOP extra-virgin olive oil is made with olives from a number of specially selected groves in the valleys around the town of Imperia on the Ligurian Riviera. Cold pressed, it has a light, fruity flavour and is great to use in dressings, marinades or for drizzling and dipping. From producer Casa Olearia, based in the heart of the Ligurian Riviera – a region producing some of the finest olive oils in the world. 500ml bottle.
Do you take your balsamic seriously? Rich, thick, sweet and complex – a mere drop of this amazing 25 year old balsamic will transport you to taste-bud heaven. Proper balsamic vinegar from the Modena region has been made for over 500 years. For those select vinegars awarded DOP status (Protected Designation of Origin), every aspect of the production is controlled – the type of grapes used, the aging process and even the special Giugiaro Bottle (this bottle can only be used for DOP Balsamic Vinegar of Modena).This vinegar will add an amazing depth of flavour to anything you serve it with – aged cheeses, carpaccio and even ice cream. 100ml bottle in gift box
Made from 100% Taggiasca olives from a sunny hillside in Western Liguria, with a distinctive golden yellow colour, this EVOO has a delicate flavour with undertones of almonds and ripe fruit. Perfect for seafood, dressing and dressing a traditional Caprese salad.
Villa Manadori label is the creation of chef Massimo Bottura, owner of 3 stars Michelin and number 1 in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 & 2018 Osteria Francescana in Italy.
Massimo Bottura has applied his creative skills to the production of an assortment of artisanal balsamic vinegars and Extra virgin olive oils.
Balsamic Vinegar from farmhouse producer Acetaia Reale in Modena, Italy. ‘Serie 4’ means it has been matured for approximately 4 years in a series of wooden barrels to create a balanced flavour. A versatile vinegar that can be used in dressings and for dipping with good extra virgin olive oil.
250ml bottle in yellow/gold gift box.
This light Apple Vinegar is the result of a delicate combination between apple vinegar and apple must (non alcoholic cider). It has a straw and brilliant colour with a fresh, sweet-and-sour, well balanced flavour. This dressing will provide both a sweet and acidic quality and add a tasty apple. A must in salad dressing. 500ml bottle
From producer Casa Olearia, based in the heart of the Ligurian Riviera – a region known for producing high quality extra virgin olive oils.