Italian Cheese Montasio DOP
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Montasio DOP

Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Veneto Cheese

The most famous cheese from Friuli whose origins line in the Montasio alpine massif but which is currently produced throughout the region and in a number of Veneto provinces.

There is also a fresh version, ripened for between two to four months and one ripened for between six months and one year.

A typical Friuli recipe for Montasio is called Frico - pieces of cheese and other ingredients, such as slices of apple, are fried together in a frying pan.


Delivery: 2 to 6 weeks


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Italian Cheese from Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Veneto

Source: Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Veneto
Type of milk: Cow

Organoleptic characteristics

Aspect and texture: semi-hard or hard, yellow paste with rare holes
Taste: sweet with traces of spices which are more or less intense according to the length of ripening

Serving suggestions: Full bodied red wines, chestnut honey and hot fruit chutney. Fresh slight under-ripe fruit (apples and Passacrassana pears). Rye bread

Technical characteristics

Milk: skimmed, raw or pasteurized, cow’s milk
Production method: artisan
Paste: cooked, pressed
Salting: in brine
Ripening: at least two months
Production period: throughout the year
Fats: 40% F-Dm
Weight: 5-9 kg
Dimensions: 30-40 cm diameter, h. 6-10 cm
Producers: dairies belonging to the Montasio production and protection Consortium


Data sheet

Shelf Life:
90 Days
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