Why we love it
Tenuta La Gemma Carnaroli rice guarantees excellent cooking resistance, a fundamental characteristic to guarantee an excellent final result.
Tenuta La Gemma artisanal stone husking guarantees a light husking of the grain, keeping intact the nutritional substances present in the external part, responsible for the unmistakable flavour of this rice.
Choose Carnaroli rice to make delicate risottos and imaginative salads
The artisan who made it
Tenuta La Gemma is made of the experience of five generations of the same family of rice growers in the “Grange” area (in the land of Italian rice, Vercelli) and passion, bucketloads.
At the heart of everything Tenuta La Gemma does there is rice, cultivated over 130 hectares of land of which 100 are grouped around the buildings and irrigated with a single canal to preserve the water and without the use of chemicals.
Tenuta La Gemma is also the “Grange”, a wetland area, an area covered mostly by rice fields and recognized by the European Union as a unique and vast wetland, still pure and intact and Tenuta La Gemma choices are driven by the intention of preserving and improving the natural habitat producing the highest quality of rice obtained through an agriculture with a minimal environmental impact, whilst rediscovering traditional, local varieties of rice that have been grown for century, from more than 1000 years, such as Carnaroli and Arborio varieties that require less water.
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