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Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PDO - Affinato - Over 12 Years (100 ml. / 3.38 fl. oz.)

Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PDO - Affinato - Over 12 Years (100 ml. / 3.38 fl. oz.)

Acetaia Malpighi

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📖 Description

Legacy of Flavor and Tradition

Explore the sublime world of high gastronomy with the Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PDO Aged, handcrafted by Acetaia Malpighi, experts since 1850. This balsamic vinegar, aged over 12 years, captures the essence of a timeless culinary tradition, appreciated by great international chefs.

A Distinctive Taste

Characterized by a full-bodied and robust flavor, with woody veins and a harmonious aroma, this vinegar boasts a perfectly balanced density. Originally used as a post-meal digestive, today it finds use in refined recipes, from appetizers to desserts.

The Aging Process

Matured in a unique process, the vinegar rests in the attics of Modena houses, experiencing the heat of summers and the rigors of winters in a series of barrels made of different woods such as oak, mulberry, chestnut, cherry, and sometimes juniper. This traditional aging method ensures exceptional quality and an incomparable taste.

Certified Quality

Each bottle is a masterpiece of flavor, evidenced by the numbered series seal of guarantee from the Consortium of Producers of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PDO. The Malpighi family, among the founders of the consortium and among the oldest producers, preserves over 3000 barrels in which this vinegar matures and acidifies, reaching perfection.

Elegant Presentation

The package includes a 100 ml designer bottle, ideal as an exclusive gift or to add a touch of elegance to your kitchen.

🍷 Consumption and Pairings

The Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PDO Aged by Acetaia Malpighi, aged over 12 Years, is a versatile and refined product, ideal for enhancing a wide range of dishes. Originally appreciated as a post-meal Digestive, this balsamic vinegar today finds use in various culinary preparations, enriching flavors with its distinctive character. It pairs perfectly with sophisticated Appetizers, such as Fresh Salads, Meat Carpaccio or Fish, and Aged Cheeses. It is an excellent choice for dressing Main Courses, particularly Risottos or Pastas with delicate ingredients. For Main Dishes, this balsamic vinegar beautifully complements Red Meats, Fish, and Shellfish, elevating each bite with its woody and harmonious notes. Equally important, it is surprisingly versatile in Desserts, especially with Fresh Strawberries or Panna Cotta. A gastronomic product of such quality transforms every meal into an extraordinary culinary experience, offering a luxurious and refined finishing touch.

🍽️ Organoleptic Characteristics

Appearance: It presents a Clear and Dark Brown Color, rich and shiny. Its consistency is dense and velvety, evidenced by a Density of 1.30, reflecting the aging and quality of processing. Its transparency and shine invite a tasting experience that is as pleasant to the eye as it is to the palate.

Aroma: Pungent yet Balanced, an olfactory character that develops and enriches during the long aging process. The Woody Notes derived from the different barrels used in its maturation - such as oak, mulberry, chestnut, and cherry - intertwine with Sweet and Acidic Nuances to create a complex and inviting aromatic bouquet.

Taste: Decisive, round, and full. The woody veins and the robustness of flavor, typical of the long years of aging, blend into a Perfect Balance between Sweetness and Acidity. This balance gives the product incredible versatility, making it suitable for a variety of culinary pairings, from the simplest to the most elaborate dishes.

❄️ Storage

Before opening, it is important to store the bottle in a cool and dry place, away from sources of heat and direct light, keeping it in a vertical position to avoid contact of the vinegar with the cap. It is also essential to avoid direct sunlight exposure to preserve its organoleptic qualities. After opening, it is crucial to reseal the bottle well to limit air exposure and store it in an environment with a constant temperature, AVOID STORING IN THE REFRIGERATOR where low temperatures could alter its density and aroma. By following these precautions, the vinegar will maintain its extraordinary characteristics over time, allowing for optimal tasting.

📋 Ingredients and Nutritional Information

Ingredients: Cooked Must of Modenese Grapes (Trebbiano and Lambrusco).

NUTRITIONAL DECLARATION PER 100 ML.

ENERGY331 kcal. (1407 kJ.)
FATS< 0.1 Gr.
    OF WHICH SATURATES< 0.01 Gr.
CARBOHYDRATES76.2 Gr.
    OF WHICH SUGARS76.2 Gr.
PROTEINS0 Gr.
SALT0.08 Gr.
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