Bonini Stravecchio Vinegar 250 Ml

Weight Aged in casks of at least 25 years - 250 ml
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Bonini “Stravecchio” is a balsamic vinegar that has matured in a set of barrels for at least 25 years: a product with exceptional organoleptic properties, which only time and human experience can conceive. From a visual point of view, the vinegar is characterized by an intense and bright brown color. The clarity of the product is another key feature, a symptom which proves that the acetic fermentation has worked exceptionally well. On the palate, the vinegar is characterized by a very high viscosity attributed to the large concentration of melanoids with a high molecular weight, which form and accumulate during the aging process.

A spectacular product that encloses all the excellence of a territory: a perfect pairing and a refined finishing touch for a main meat-based dish, such as a veal fillet. Balsamic vinegar of Modena has close ties to the ancient Estense Duchy and with the families living in this territory, who have been producing it for centuries. There was even a custom of opening a barrel of balsamic vinegar to celebrate the birth of a girl, which would eventually become the future bride’s marriage dowry. A product that closely identifies with this land.

Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is an ingredient of rare refinement. Traditionally, it was closely associated with the richness and well-being of nobility, since only certain families could afford to have an attic room where balsamic vinegar is typically aged, unlike wine which instead spends its time maturing in cellars. This, because balsamic vinegar requires big changes in temperature which, with the passing of the seasons, only an attic space is able to guarantee. Time continues to affect the maturation of balsamic vinegar throughout its long aging process: in fact, every year, the balsamic “drops” in volume by nearly 20%, dispersing into the air. Just think that from 1 quintal (or 100 kg) of grapes, after a long 25 years aging process, “only” 1 L of balsamic vinegar is produced.

Another big difference between balsamic vinegar and wine is that vinegar needs oxygen. This is because to express themselves at their best and perform the natural miracle of acetification (the process of becoming vinegar), the vinegar-producing bacteria need fresh air. It goes without saying that the artisanal production of balsamic vinegar follows the natural life cycle: every year it can change and evolve. During years with a very long summer, the vinegar will be denser – there is more evaporation of the product – and sweeter. Vice versa, a cold or short summer will result in a more liquid vinegar since the vinegar-bacteria, which require high temperatures, have worked less.

The company

Born from the genuine passion for Traditional Balsamic Vinegar, Bonini srl is located on the outskirts of Modena, in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region. The company exclusively follows Modena’s tradition by which Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PDO and condiments have been made for generations, a vision that involves the use of a single ingredient: cooked must, obtained from Trebbiano grapes. The slow acetification process of the must gives life to a product of extreme quality which, over the years, has conquered some of the most coveted tables in the world.

Origin

Modena, ITALY

Type

Balsamic vinegar aged in sets of barrels for at least 25 years

Format

250 ml

Specifications

Product name: Bonini Stravecchio vinegar

Ingredients: acetified cooked grape must

Recommendations for use: ideal to give a unique and refined flavor to risottos, fish dishes, meat dishes, vegetables, fruit and gelato

Company name and address: Bonini srl, via Allegretti 2/B, Castelnuovo Rangone (MO), Italy

Ingredients that contain allergens are highlighted in BOLD.

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Specifications

Product Name: Bonini Vinegar Stravecchio

Ingredients: Acetified cooked grape must

Tips for use: ideal for giving risotto, fish dishes, meat, vegetables, fruit and ice cream a unique and refined flavor

Address and company name: Bonini Srl, Via Allregretti 2 / B, Castelnuovo Rangone (MO)

The ingredients that contain allergens are highlighted in bold

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