Barrel-aged traditional balsamic vinegar that has been aged 12 years. Tested, bottled and labeled by the Italian growers association in distinctive 100 ml bottles. 100% wine must and no other additives or ingredients. Traditional balsamic vinegar consists of barrel-aged wine must or “mosto cotto” which has been aged for 12 years. Traditional balsamic vinegar consists entirely of wine must and is quite expensive (between $100 and $400 for a 100 ml bottle) depending on the age. Most commercially sold balsamic vinegar is a mixture of wine vinegar and wine must. This 12 Year Old Balsamic Vinegar consists entirely of wine must and has been bottled and sealed by the Italian consortium with the distinctive red and yellow P.D.O. seal.
PDO certified “Affinato” 12 year old Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is produced, aged and bottled in Italy.
You too can “cook like an Italian.” Just a few drops creates Chef-quality meals.
Barrel-aged balsamic vinegar made from the wine must of Trebbiano grapes in Modena Italy.
Balsamic vinegar has been compared to “nectar of the Gods” and is the secret weapon of every home and restaurant chef.
With its distinctive packaging, Gourmet Living’s 12 year old “affinato” balsamic vinegar is a great gift for special occasions.