DOP is short for Denominazione di Origine Protetta (literally “Protected Designation
of Origin”). As the the name suggests, this certification ensures that products are locally grown and packaged. And
it makes a promise to the consumer: It’s a guarantee that the food was made by local farmers and artisans, using traditional
methods. In fact, by law, only DOP products like balsamic vinegar can carry the word “traditional” on their
labels, because they adhere to local traditions.
Pontevecchio traditional D.O.P VINEGAR
IS MADE WITH 100% Cooked grape must from Trebbiano and Lambrusco grape grown in Formigione Modena.
Aged in ancient wooden barrels strictly controlled by the D.O.P
Associetion. When the balsamic vinegar reach the 12 or 25 years the company send it to the association. Where is tested and if is approved to be aged 25 years is labeled ' Extravecchio and bottled in special