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“Pizzichino” – Piquant Pecorino Cheese aged RESERVE

Every cheese has a name, which is chosen carefully. For this pecorino “RESERVE” best represents it as it is aged for up to a year, quite a long period for pecorino cheese. PIZZICHINO is never the same, the savoury, spicy and pungent flavour varies every time, typical of artisanal cheeses.

Ingredients: pasteurised sheep MILK, live milk enzymes, rennet and salt.
Weight: Approximately 9 Kg.
Packing: without wrapping.
Shelf life of packed product: 180 days.

ALLERGENS: MILK and MILK protein

Cheese characteristics:
SHAPE: cylindrical, with slightly rounded sides, about 12 cm thick and the flat surfaces are about 18-20 cm in diameter.
EXTERNAL FEATURES: the rind is hard and dark brown and shows the typical basket weave marks due to the draining mould.
INTERNAL FEATURES: the straw-yellow cheese paste is hard and compact, but crumbly. The undercrust is thick with evenly distributed eyes ranging in size from a pinhead to a grain of rice.
ODOR: it has hints of nuts, walnuts and broth as well as clear sheep and barn scents.
FLAVOUR: it is intense and quite spicy, very tasty, pleasant and tempting. Long persistence.

Availability: rarely and in modest quantities.
Food Pairing: This pecorino is great to be used in the kitchen for a variety of recipes, however, it is also a great meditation cheese paired with an appropriate wine. It will also be perfect on a cheese platter, served in flakes with aperitivo and together with cold cuts.
Wine Pairing: it goes well with great wines like Brunello di Montalcino, Nobile di Montepulciano, Sassicaia and Amarone..

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Code
00255

Weight
Kilo

Shape
Basket shaped, diameter 25cm (flat surfaces and 13 cm slightly rounded sides)

Weight per piece
8 / 9 kg

Pieces per box
1 piece

Preservation
refrigerate from +4°C to +8°C

Means of transportation
Refrigerated from 0°C to +8°C

Product life in sealed packing
120 days

Minimum order
1 piece

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