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 the chefs who loves taking sauces and dressings to the next level.
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 & 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 Balsamic
– 250 ml Villa Manodori Barolo Wine Vinegar
This Vinegar from Modena has been matured in cherry casks to add an explosion of flavours and aromas typical of cherry blossoms. ANAMI, literally “admire the flowers” is the famous cherry blossoms to which we are also inspired by the graphics. With a bright colour and a fruity aroma, this seasoning showcase the evolving tradition.
Balsamic Vinegar from farmhouse producer Acetaia Reale in Modena, Italy. ‘Serie 2’ means it has been matured for approximately 2 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.
Balsamic Vinegar from farmhouse producer Acetaia Reale in Modena, Italy. ‘Serie 10’ means it has been matured for approximately 10 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 red/gold gift box.
White balsamic vinegar with a fresh, balanced flavour. It has a light amber colour – perfect to add a fruity, acidic flavour to food without colouring it. Ideal for use in dressings, vinaigrettes, sauces and marinades for poultry. Use as you would verjuice or white wine vinegar. From Acetaia Reale – a farmhouse vinegar producer in Modena, Italy.
Balsamic Vinegar from farmhouse producer Acetaia Reale in Modena, Italy. ‘Serie 6’ means it has been matured for approximately 6 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 orange/gold gift box.
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 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. 100ml bottle in box.
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