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Crucolo

  • Made from cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Italy

  • Type: semi-hard, artisan

  • Texture: buttery

  • Colour: ivory

  • Flavour: savory, sweet

  • Aroma: mild, rich

  • Producers: Rifugio Crucolo

Crucolo cheese is a semi-hard cheese made at Rifugio Crucolo in Trentino, Italy. The cheese takes its name from a restaurant named Rifugio Crucolo. It is a unique cheese with a sweet and savoury taste which is matured for two months. During the maturation process, the wheels are turned and wetted frequently. The cheese has a buttery texture with irregular holes throughout the wheel of the cheese. It is available in three varieties namely Dolce (sweet), Saporito (savoury) and Al Vino (wine-flavoured). It is a table cheese that can be eaten with olives and hazelnuts.

 

 

 

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