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Valle D’Aosta cheese

This most well-known and characteristic Valle d’Aosta cheese is used in the recipes for fondues from this area.

It is made with the milk from indigenous, black and brown patched cows.

The alpine pasture productions or, at least, those safeguarding the artisan traditions, stand out amongst the variety of products on offer which, by now, are of qualities ranging from very to less good.

  • Delivery: 2 to 6 weeks Delivery: 2 to 6 weeks
  • Delivers all over the world by truck, air and sea. In LCL or full container. Delivers all over the world by truck, air and sea. In LCL or full container.
  • Shelf Life / Products Validity: We always deliver with the maximum validity. Shelf Life / Products Validity: We always deliver with the maximum validity.

Italian Cheese from Valle D’Aosta

Source: Valle d'Aosta
Type of milk: Cow

Organoleptic characteristics

Aspect and texture: compact, yellow paste with oval pinholes or larger holes
Taste: intense, with traces of hay and stables.

Serving suggestions: full bodied red wines. Aromatic honey. Fresh fruit (apples and pears). Black rye bread and polenta.

Technical characteristics

Milk: full fat, raw, cow’s milk
Production method: artisan, industrial and alpine pasture
Paste: cooked, pressed
Salting: dry
Ripening: at least 90 days
Production period: throughout the year (summer alpine pasture)
Fats: 45 % F-Dm
Weight: 8 - 18kg
Dimensions: 30-45 cm diameter, h. 7-10 cm

1006550

Data sheet

Shelf Life:
90 Days