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Fontina Valdostana DOP di Alpeggio - 1/4 di forma - kg 2.314 ca

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Fontina Valdostana DOP di Alpeggio - 1/4 di forma - kg 2.314 ca
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The most famous cheese from Aosta Valley
(*) Approx. Weight: kg 2.3140


Raw materials
Raw whole cow's milk, obtained exclusively from one single milking, from cows of Valdostana breed, processed within 2 hours from milking
Shape & texture
The crust is compact and thin; the paste is soft, buttery, fondant, pale to straw yellow in colour, with small holes scattered across
Tasting notes
The taste is sweet, with strong hints of herbs due to the lush pastures and the rich range of aromas that acquires during aging in caves
At least 90 days
Curious to know
Fontina is matured at least 90 days on wooden spruce boards in natural caves; during this period each wheel is turned and washed with water and salt; in the first 40 days the cheeses are also dry salted
Serving suggestions
Excellent as a table cheese, Fontina is also a precious ingredient in many dishes: Fondue, Cotolette alla Valdostana, Gnocchi with Fontina

(*) Average weight: kg 2.314
Ingredients and Nutrition Declaration

Additional Information

SKU 31308F04
Average weight 2.3140
Ingredients MILK, salt, rennet
Nutrition Declaration Energy: 1532 kJ / 369 kcal
Fat: 29 g
of which saturates: 20 g
Carbohydrate: 0 g
of which sugar: 0 g
Protein: 27 g
Salt: 2 g
Typical value per 100 g
Country of Origin Italy
Region Aosta Valley
Producer Nicoletta - Donnas (AO)
Type of Milk Cow's milk
Heat-treatment of milk Raw milk
Packaging Vacuum packed
Storage conditions (unpacked products) Keep refrigerated
Storage conditions (packaged products) Keep refrigerated between 0 and + 4 °C
Instructions for use Please remove crust or mold before consumption
Best before 40