TRADITIONAL BALSAMIC VINEGAR OF MODENA – Like all true Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale Di Modena DOP, this balsamic vinegar is aged in wooden casks and comes straight from Modena. The grapes used are picked at their ripest from the Giusti vineyards and villa, where they are aged to perfection, professionally bottled, and exported.
AFFINATO GRADE BALSAMIC VINEGAR – This premium Balsamic Vinegar by Giusti has been matured for 12 years, making it DOP official Affinato grade balsamic vinegar. We’ve used the oldest and most mature wooden casks to let this balsamic vinegar mature, giving it a full and rich dark brown color that is beautifully captured in the light.
Using only the ripest Lambrusco or Trebbiano grapes and aged to perfection in wooden casks, Giusti’s Balsamic Vinegars are like a small taste of heaven drizzled onto your favorite foods. This specialty Affinato grade traditional balsamic vinegar has been aged and matured for 12 years at the Giusti Villa in Modena and passed the D.O.P. ("Denominazione di Origine Protetta") certification process with flying colors.
Featuring a rich and complex sweetness to it, you’ll also be able to pick up on the subtle hints of wood from the barrel it aged in, giving it a unique and delectable smokiness as well. Whether you decide to drizzle it on fresh fruit, your favorite cheeses, meats, or just on a cracker, you’ll immediately be taken on a journey through the Giusti vineyards of Modena, drawing in the aromas that followed just over the decade this vinegar aged with, with each and every bite.
Each bottle sold of this balsamic vinegar also includes a wooden box that is the perfect complement to the quality and craftsmanship of the vinegar itself.