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Vinegars

 

 

Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Reggio Emilia

A passion handed down from one generation to the next

 

Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Reggio Emilia is the fine outcome of a long and artful aging of sweet grape musts in small casks of fine woods. Prepared in ancient times as a medical balsam for kings and emperors, it has now entered the kitchen as an exclusive ingredient capable of heightening flavours and enriching all dishes.

 

Special local grapes are pressed for production, as prescribed by the strict protocol. Its authenticity depends on the various sequences of production: slow reduction of the must with up to 14 hours on an open fire; fermentation; settling and aging in a series of casks of different woods for at least 12 years.

 

The result of so much work leads to unmistakeable characteristics of colour, density, aroma and flavour. In the kitchen, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar can be added to stews and gravies (for a flambé finish) or to ice cream and sweets (crude).

 

The Extravecchio, with over 25 years of aging, is truly an elixir to delight the nose and palate, a meditation potion to be sipped from a spoon or tiny glass, also appropriate to accompany sharp aged cheeses, fruit salads, pastry cream and spice cakes.

 

 

Balsamic Vinegars

 

via del Cristo, 6 A/B
42019 Scandiano (Fellegara) (RE)
Ph.: 0522983430
via Emilio Roncaglio, 29
42025 Cavriago (RE)
Ph.: 0522371801
via Fratelli Bandiera, 1/2
42020 Quattro Castella (RE)
Ph.: 3358355511
via Cavazzone, 4
42030 Viano (Regnano) (RE)
Ph.: 0522858100
via Grazia Deledda, 6
Reggio Emilia (Rivalta) (RE)
Ph.: 0522280781
via Cą di Sotto, 5
42032 Busana (Cervarezza) (RE)
Ph.: 0522527521
Strada Sant'Ilario, 68/B
42027 Montecchio Emilia (RE)
Ph.: 0522942135
via San Faustino, 28
42048 Rubiera (RE)
Ph.: 0522 620468
via Bosco del Fracasso, 20
42019 Scandiano (Pratissolo) (RE)
Ph.: 0522856954
via San Geminiano, 4
42020 Albinea (RE)
Ph.: 0522599807
via Josip Broz Tito, 11/C-E
Reggio Emilia (RE)
Ph.: 0522381289
via della Chiesa, 27
42020 Albinea (RE)
Ph.: 0522 598175
via Monterampino, 7
Reggio Emilia (Canali) (RE)
Ph.: 0522599342
via Zacconi, 22
42020 Albinea (Borzano) (RE)
Ph.: 0522591129

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