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Spicy Gorgonzola DOP Blue Cheese (100g)

£2.29

The spicy Gorgonzola is aged, compact, with a distinct spicy flavor from the more developed blue cultures. DOP* certified.

With age, the creamy white colour becomes slightly darker, the supple texture transforms ever so slightly, perhaps dryer but sensual just the same, a more distinct personality arises still complimentary but less yielding. This could be the of a beautiful woman but we are talking about Gorgonzola cheese! The spicy version of Gorgonzola is obtained without the addition of milk cream and has a longer maturation; the grain thickens and becomes a gray-green-blue web, the body remains compact and very pasty. The flavour, in this case, it is decidedly spicy and at the nose arrive aromas of cellar, moss, wet earth. Wine to pair? Go for a meditation sweet wine with a nice alcoholic structure or a Barbaresco, Barolo, or Brunello di Montalcino wines are appropriate as well. *DOP: DOP is short for Denominazione di Origine Protetta (literally “Protected Designation of Origin”). This certification ensures that products are locally grown and packaged, using traditional method. This product comes in vacuum pack.

Gorgonzola DOP Blue Cheese (100g)

£1.99

This Gorgonzola has a crumbly and soft texture with a nutty aroma. It can have a creamy-mild to sharp taste depending on its age. DOP* certified.

Gorgonzola DOP is the best-known blue cheese in the world! It\'s a cow\'s milk cheese produced in Northern Italy, between Lombardy and Piedmont. Erborinato means tinged with noble rot, and then edible; for this reason it is also called by his friends "green/blue cheese." The marbling gives me a nice spicy tone and stinging in the nose, but the body has doughy and round taste; together they create a complex cheese in your mouth, with thousand shades of flavour. *DOP: DOP is short for Denominazione di Origine Protetta (literally “Protected Designation of Origin”). This certification ensures that products are locally grown and packaged, using traditional method. This product comes in vacuum pack.

"Taleggio" Soft Cheese (100g)

£2.29

A mildly-flavoured whole cows’ milk cheese from Northern Italy with a soft texture and a fruity, creamy character. Irresistible!

"Taleggio" is a typical soft white cheese with an edible thin rind, naturally pink in colour with a characteristic light sage-coloured mould (green-grey). It is softer and creamier just under the rind. Dig in! This cheese has a delicate but at the same time intensive flavour, with an underwood aftertaste and a characteristic aroma. This product comes in vacuum pack.