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Basajo

Basajo
Photo Credit: La Casearia Carpenedo
  • Made from unpasteurized sheep's milk

  • Country of origin: Italy

  • Region: Veneto

  • Family: Blue

  • Type: semi-soft, blue-veined

  • Texture: creamy

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: cream

  • Flavour: sharp, sweet, tangy

  • Aroma: pronounced, rich

  • Vegetarian: no

  • Producers: La Casearia Carpenedo S.r.l.

Basajo is a creamy Italian blue cheese made from raw sheep's milk and aged in passito white wine. It has a unique melt-in-the-mouth flavour with a lingering sweetness of the wine that offsets that sharpness of blue cheese.

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