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Villa Grimelli Balsamic Vinegar of Modena

Villa Grimelli Balsamic Vinegar of Modena

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Villa Grimelli is an Italian house that has produced vinegar since 1889.  There is only one Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, but it has many grades. Villa Grimelli produce it in a range of selected grades, all guaranteed by the IGP classification, in full respect of traditional methods and the highest standards of quality.

The white label is 25% grade. This fresh and aromatic Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is the perfect daily condiment for dressing your salads and grilled vegetables. 

The term 'balsamic' comes from the  Italian word balsamico which in terms comes from the Latin word balsamum and the Greek word βάλσαμον / bálsamon, and means "balsam-like" in the sense of "restorative" or "curative" such as in the English word 'balm'.  Traditional balsamic vinegar is made from sweet white grapes, often the Lambrusco or Trebbiano varieties. The grapes are pressed whole — including the stems, seeds and juice — and then cooked over a flame until reduced by half. They are left to ferment naturally for up to three weeks. 

Vinegar has a history of more than 5,000 years, and with its first traces founded in Egypt and Mesopotamia dating back to before 3000 BC, it is probably the first flavour that man used to add to his food to make it more tasty.

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