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Barricato al Pepe

Barricato al Pepe
Photo Credit: Forever Cheese
  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Italy

  • Region: Veneto

  • Type: semi-hard, artisan

  • Texture: crumbly

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: ivory

  • Flavour: buttery, spicy

  • Aroma: spicy

  • Producers: Forever Cheese, Moro Latteria di Moro Sergio

Barricato al Pepe is made by the Moro family and comes from pasteurized cow’s milk. The wheels are first aged for a period of 4 months before being coated with Brazilian black pepper. It is then further aged into old oak barrels for 8 months that gives a nice crumbly, delicate flavoured end product. The peppercorns give the taste a bite which complements then natural buttery richness of the paste. 

Barricato al Pepe pairs perfectly with an off-dry Gewurtztraminer or Riesling, or a brawny Zin.

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