Dairy
IL Forteto Cacio di Bosco (Tartufo) 2kg

Product Profile:

Name IL Forteto Cacio di Bosco (truffle pecorino)
Code CACTAR
Producer IL Forteto
Origin Tuscany, Italy
Milk Stock Pasteurised sheep
Rennet Type  Animal
Average Fat Content  37% 
Format Wheel
Size 2kg approx. (random weight)
Minimum Order 1 wheel
Qty Per Box 2 wheels 

Description:
IL Forteto (the fort), is a commune tucked away in the Muggelano Valley, 30 kilometres from Florence. Cacio di Bosco is a pecorino cheese made from sheep’s milk that has small pieces of white truffle scattered throughout it’s pâté. The balance of flavours is harmonious, delivering a slightly sour, truffle rich earthy profile. Its long aging process (12 months minimum) delivers a firm texture, however resits being dry in the mouth.

An excellent table cheese, but being one of a very few truffle cheeses that captures the real flavour of truffle, it is also great to cook with, adding a real depth of flavour to any dish.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

servings per pack: 80 approx.               serving size: 25g     
  per serve per 100g
Energy  460kj 1840kj
Protein  6.1g 24.4g
Fat, Total  9.4g 37.6g
  - Saturated  5.9g 23.6g
Carbohydrates 0.5g 2.0g
  - Sugars  - -
Sodium  194mg 778mg
Ingredients: Pasteurised sheep's milk, milk, ferments, rennet, salt, white truffle (1%).

Information for this profile sourced from AOAP Staff & http://www.forteto.it/i_prodotti/prodotti.php?id=104  

 

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