The true artisan quality product from centuries old recipes. The vinegar is aged in small barrels under the traditional methods with strict controls. It reaches a perfect balance of aroma and flavor when fully mature. The dark as night Balsamic Vinegar of Modena has a heavenly thick consistency and a sweet, pungent taste that delights all the senses. Use with olive oil for bread dipping or salad dressing, or use sparsely on steaks & in marinates.