Certified organic by Italy's ICEA, this balsamic vinegar has been produced through a process unique to Villa Manodori. The organically grown Trebbiano grapes are reduced into must (unfermented grape juice) and artfully blended with vinegar from organic Chianti grapes. This top-quality balsamic vinegar has a vibrant, rich and sweet-tart aroma, with rustic texture.
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,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.
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
Only made with Coratina olives from a monoculture in Italy. With a golden colour, the flavour is herbaceous with notes of artichoke and a hint of spice. Perfect to finish vegetables or dress a Caprese salad.
250ml bottle.Selected by Galateo&Friends curator of unique product in Italy.
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.
A traditional dressing made by reducing grape must for 36 hours to create a very thick, fruity condiment similar to an aged balsamic vinegar. Ideal to use as a drizzle, to accompany aged cheeses or with fruit salad and vanilla ice cream. From Acetaia Reale in Modena, Italy. 250ml bottle
This extra virgin oil is made with olives from centuries-old trees growing in a terraced grove called ‘Le Barche’ which overlooks the Ligurian sea. Produced with a gentle centrifugal decanter method, this delicate oil has an incredibly low acidity, an exceptional nectar-like flavour and amazing fresh, fruity aroma – ideal for dressings and dipping. This is a very limited production oil, with each bottle being individually numbered. 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.
Balsamic Vinegar from farmhouse producer Acetaia Reale in Modena, Italy. 'Serie 10' means it has been matured over time in a series of 10 wooden barrels (approximately 10 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.
If you consider yourself a bit of a BBQ master, this is an essential oil for you. High quality extra virgin olive oil is infused with fresh chilli and garlic to create a bold but balanced flavour, ideal for marinating meats. It’s also great in a stir-fry or just toss through some freshly cooked spaghetti and top with a shaving of good Reggiano – delicious! 250ml bottle.
This oil is from producer Casa Olearia, based in the heart of the Ligurian Riviera – a region known for producing high quality extra virgin olive oils.
Only made with Frantoio olives from a monoculture in Tuscany, Italy. With a light gold colour, the flavour is rich and aromatic. Perfect to use on raw vegetables, vinaigrette and red meat.
250ml bottle. Selected by Galateo&Friends curator of unique product in Italy.