The Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena DOP is a prized product obtained from the cooked must of selected grapes grown in the province of Modena. It is a traditional product of wide diffusion, both at a family and commercial level, thanks also to the obtaining of the DOP (Protected Designation of Origin) certification in 1986. Aging occurs thanks to colonies of acetobacteria called “Mothers” in small barrels different sizes and types of wood, placed in production units called Batteries. Traditional Balsamic Vinegar has a dark brown color, with a penetrating perfume and a pleasant sweetness harmonized by a pleasant acidity. This product reaches a greater density with the passing of the years. The minimum aging for the Aged type is 12 years, it is 25 years for the Extravecchio type. The Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PDO can be tasted in purity at the end of the meal or used in drops on flakes of Parmigiano Reggiano DOP, strawberries, ice cream, or risotto alla parmigiana.