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 12 years
The perfect hamper for chefs and foodies. This oil and balsamic are a must have in the pantry.
Villa Manadori label is creation of chef Massimo Bottura owner of 3 stars Michelin and number 1 in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 and 2018, Osteria Francescana in Italy.
Massimo Bottura has applied his creative skills to the production of an assortment of artisinal balsamic vinegars and Extra virgin olive oils.
– 250 ml bottle Villa Manodori Aceto Balsamico of Modena
– 250 ml Villa Manodori Extra Virgin Organic Olive Oil
Balsamic vinegar infused with white truffle flavour. '10 Travasi' means it has been matured over time in a series of 10 wooden barrels (approximately 10 years), creating a a rich, sweet/savoury flavour – perfectly balanced with the fragrant perfume of truffles. The flavour is a true delight – use in dressings and marinades or as a drizzle for grilled meats. 40ml bottle in box.
Balsamic Vinegar from farmhouse producer Acetaia Reale in Modena, Italy. 'Serie 8' means it has been matured over time in a series of 8 wooden barrels (approximately 8 years), creating a a rich, sweet/savoury flavour. Ideal to serve with grilled fish and roasted meats, bresaola, aged cheeses, vanilla ice cream and fruit salads. 250ml bottle in box.
A good-quality, aged balsamic is a pantry staple. This 12 year old balsamic has a syrupy consistency and rich, sweet flavour. 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).
100ml bottle in gift box
This thick and rich sherry vinegar is made with 7 year old Pedro Ximenez. Perfect for dressing salad or with red meat, this vinegar has a deep rich flavour, with an amazing sweet and syrupy finish. Only a few drops are needed lift any dishes.
250ml Jerez Vinegar
Honey vinegar is the oldest vinegar known to man: Brezzo honey vinegar combines the values of an antique product with the quality and care of an artisan product. The preparation starts with the fine organic acacia honey which is diluted in water and fermented slowly, dosing the temperature and aeration. The vinegar does not undergo any pasteurisation and chemical clarification.
It’s a great condiments for salads, vegetables and fish. Diluted in water and served cold it is an excellent thirst-quencher.
Balsamic Vinegar from farmhouse producer Acetaia Reale in Modena, Italy. ‘Serie 5’ means it has been matured for approximately 5 years in a series of wooden barrels to create a balanced, tangy flavour. Use in dressings, vinaigrettes and marinades. 250ml bottle in box.