Dairy
IL Forteto Pecorino Toscano Stagionato DOP 2kg

Product Profile:

Name IL Forteto Pecorino Toscano Stagionato DOP
Producer IL Forteto
Origin Italy
Milk Stock Pasteurised sheep
Rennet Type  Animal
Avg. Fat Content  35% approx.
Format Small wheel
Size 2kg 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. 

This popular sheep's milk cheese is available in a variety of ages, from about a month to a year or more. Pecorino Toscano Stagionato DOP is aged for a minimum of four months. The pâté is a yellowish white colour and firms up dramatically the longer the cheese is aged. The flavour is sweet and savoury, delivering a complex layered flavour profile; tangy, savoury, herbaceous, and slightly salty elements, with lingering notes of toasted nuts and alliums. It's a great example of how delicious a sheep's milk cheese can be, and should be given the spotlight on a cheese plate.

 

 

Resource Links:

http://www.forteto.it/i_prodotti/prodotti.php?id=104


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