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Pecorino di Sogliano
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Pecorino di Sogliano

Produced by Romaniae Terrae, Pecorino di Sogliana is an Italian cheese made with highly selected sheep's milk pasteurized at optimum temperature. The wheels are first constantly washed and brushed to remove mould and then left to dry for a period of at least 90 days. Later, they are transferred to the tuff caves in Sogliano al Rubicone, Italy where they are further matured for a period of at least 90 days.

The maturation in caves gives the cheese a pale amber rind beneath which lies a crumbly and grainy white cheese. Flavours are strong but not piquant. The shape is uneven due of the crushing of the cheese at high temperature that exists inside the caves.

  • Made from pasteurized sheep's milk
  • Country of origin: Italy
  • Region: Emilia-Romagna
  • Family: Pecorino
  • Type: hard, artisan
  • Texture: crumbly and grainy
  • Rind: washed
  • Colour: white
  • Flavour: earthy, meaty, strong
  • Aroma: pungent, strong
  • Vegetarian: no
  • Producers: Romaniae Terrae

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