An extra aged three year full fat raw sheep's milk cheese. It hails from the province of Calabria and is their most popular and well known. Its great both as a grating and snacking cheese, especially with some well aged prosciutto!
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Country: 🇮🇹 Italy
Region: Crotone, Calabria, Italy
Milk: Sheep (raw)
Type: hard, artisan
Texture: dense, hard but not unpleasant in any way
Rind: edible adds nice textural element
Color: straw yellow paste, whiter towards the rind
Flavor: Intense, distinctive, rich, slightly salty with a nice lactic tang
Aroma: relatively mild with the unique qualities youd expect from the use of raw milk
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