The flavours to savour and
take home with you
products are homemade with meticulous care
in choosing the best
ingredients, always fresh and in
SAPA cooked must from Sangiovese grapes
SAPA was already known two thousand
years ago and much appreciated by
the Roman Emperor Augusto as a real
It is cited by the Roman writer Apicio, who mentions
Sapuum as a grapes must, cooked and concentrated,
and given to legionaries. We find citations also by
Ovidio, Plinio the Young
SAPA can be prepared in several ways:
it is excellent with herbal or spicy cheeses,
with fresh ricotta,
as a sauce for ice-creams and
In the summer time it is a refreshing drink when added
In Romagna it is used to dip the sabadon in (sweet
filled tortelli) or to season polenta (maize porridge).
SAVOUR di MONTELEONE
Another unforgettable flavour worth rediscovering
is savour, a dark coloured compote coming from Romagnas
ancient traditions and which is made during vintage time along
with Sapa, enriched with quince apples, pears, apples, figs,
walnuts, almonds, and orange skins. It requires many hours
of cooking and it keeps for a long time.
It is best served for breakfast with hot
piadina, but it is also excellent with boiled meats
or as filling for pies and crepes.
AGRODOLCE allALBICOCCA (apricot sweet
Strong and spicy sauce, similar to chutney, best served with
roasts, boiled meats or cold meats, curry
ZUCCHINE alle ALICI (zucchini with anchovies)
Slightly spicy, the zucchini dipped in extra virgin olive
oil are a real delicacy as an hors-doeuvre
or combined with white meats.
COMPOSTA di PESCHE al LIMONE (peach compote
A compote with a strong flavour, with small pieces of lemon
skins, it is perfect to fill cakes or to
enrich cream ice-cream.
CONFETTURA di FRAGOLE (strawberry jam)
Best on vanilla
ice-cream or fruit sherbet, or on
a meringue with whipped cream.
Try also combined with cheeses.
CONFETTURA di CILIEGIE (cherry jam)
Delicious on warm bread or as filling for pies and tartlets.
CONFETTURA di ALBICOCCHE (apricot jam)
Perfect to fill chocolate cakes or eaten on warm buttered
OLIO EXTRA VERGINE di OLIVA DEDICATO (DEDICATED)
Produced with hand-picked olives
from our farm, cold pressed and with a very
low acidic content, it is a high-quality oil. Behind
our oils name Dedicato lies the true
philosophy of the Tenuta Volpe
farm: dedicated to the land, to the work
of farmers, to the value and quality of our products. And
its a lovely gift idea too: on the
label of the oils elegant bottle (dark glass and a cork
cap sealed with red wax) there is a blanc space where you
may write the name of the person you intend to dedicate
the bottle to.
Società Agricola Tenuta
Volpe s.a.s. di Cecilia Fanfani & C.
Piazza Byron, 19 - 47020 Monteleone Roncofreddo (FC) Italy
Phone +39 0541 949183 Fax +39 0541 802346