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Baume de Bouteville: An Artisanal French Vinegar with a Cognac Twist

Crafted in the picturesque village of Bouteville in the Cognac region of France, Baume de Bouteville is not just any vinegar—it’s a testament to the French art of vinegar making. Utilizing Ugni Blanc grapes, related to the renowned Trebbiano and white St-Émilion, this handcrafted vinegar undergoes a meticulous production process that sets it apart from its Italian counterparts like Modena balsamic.

Aged to Perfection

The journey of Baume de Bouteville starts with the chauffe process in copper pot alembics, where the grape must is heated above 60°C. Following this, it matures gracefully in oak barrels that once cradled Cognac, acquiring a complex, fruity essence. This aging process spans several years, enhancing the vinegar's quality and depth of flavor.

Exclusive Selections for Discerning Palates

Baume de Bouteille offers three distinct selections, each tailored to capture the essence of the vintage and aging process. 'L'Original,' a blend aged between two and five years, provides a vibrant introduction to Baume de Bouteville. For those who savor maturity, the 'Vieille Réserve' and 'Réserve Exclusive' offer single cask vinegars aged six and ten years, respectively, delivering unparalleled depth and richness.

A Chef’s Delight

Esteemed by top French chefs, Baume de Bouteille elevates gourmet dishes with its robust flavor. It's a preferred choice for enhancing seafood, oysters, and salads. Some connoisseurs even savor it in its purest form, appreciating its nuances in a wine glass.

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