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Pecorino di Pienza in Walnut leaves - kg 1.125 ca

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Pecorino di Pienza in Walnut leaves - kg 1.125 ca
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Pecorino matured in earthenware jar, wrapped in walnut leafs
(*) Approx. Weight: kg 1.1250


Raw materials
Pasteurized sheeps milk obtained from the sheep's farmed by the same dairy in Val d'Orcia
Shape & texture
The rind is thin however hard and its color is brown. The paste is hard and its color is straw. Small eyes are scattered across the paste
Tasting notes
The taste is long, buttery and perfumed with the characteristic aroma coming from the walnut leaves combined with the aroma of the sheeps milk. The aftertaste is long, buttery with hints of acid and nature
After 4 months of maturing the wheels are wrapped in walnut leafs and left for 3 more months into particular earthenware jars, called ziri
Serving suggestions
Very nice with fresh fruit or with honey, but delicate in taste

(*) Average weight: kg 1.125
Ingredients and Nutrition Declaration

Additional Information

SKU 31513
Average weight 1.1250
Ingredients Sheep's milk, rennet, starter culture, salt. Rind treated with walnut leaves
Nutrition Declaration Energy: 1882 kJ / 453 kcal
Fat: 36,2 g
of which saturates: 21,2 g
Carbohydrate: 3,9 g
of which sugar: 1,1 g
Protein: 28 g
Salt: 2,3 g
Typical value per 100 g
Country of Origin Italy
Region Tuscany
Producer Caseificio Cugusi - Montepulciano (SI)
Type of Milk Sheep's milk
Heat-treatment of milk Pasteurized milk
Packaging Unpacked
Storage conditions (unpacked products) Keep refrigerated between 0 and +6 °C
Storage conditions (packaged products) Keep refrigerated at max +12°C
Instructions for use Please remove crust or mold before consumption
Best before 60