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Montasio

Montasio
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  • Made from unpasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Italy

  • Region: Friuli Venezia Giulia and Veneto

  • Type: soft

  • Texture: creamy

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: pale yellow

  • Flavour: mild, smooth

  • Aroma: aromatic, pleasant

  • Vegetarian: no

  • Synonyms: Montasio Mitica® DOP

Montasio Mitica® DOP or simply Montasio is a creamy, unpasteurised cow’s milk cheese originating from the Friuli Venezia Giulia and Veneto provinces of Italy. It was originally a monastery cheese but today it is produced only in a specific region of Italy following age-old traditional methods.

This DOP (PDO) cheese is aged about 4-6 months and has inedible rind. It is pale yellow in colour with mellow flavour. 

The cheese goes well with Sauvignon Blanc. 

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