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Montasio

  • Made from unpasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Italy

  • Region: Friuli Venezia Giulia and Veneto

  • Type: semi-firm

  • Texture: creamy

  • Flavour: mild, smooth

  • Aroma: aromatic, pleasant

  • Vegetarian: no

  • Synonyms: Montasio Mitica® DOP, 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 initially 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 for three months. Montasio is pale yellow cheese with a mellow flavour and goes well with apples, grapes and Sauvignon Blanc wine.

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