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Fragolone

Fragolone
Photo Credit: La Casearia Carpenedo
  • Made from unpasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Italy

  • Region: Veneto

  • Family: Pasta filata

  • Type: semi-soft

  • Texture: elastic, soft, stringy and supple

  • Rind: natural

  • Flavour: pronounced, strong

  • Aroma: fruity

  • Vegetarian: no

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

Fragolone is a strawberry-shaped, pulled curd 'pasta filata' cheese, aged in barrique with white wine and marc. It is matured for a minimum of 4 months, during which the curd is pulled and twisted to give it a soft, elastic, stringy quality. Flavour is intense with particularly fruity aftertaste.

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