The product

Gorgonzola DOP piccante - by Carozzi

A raw herbal cheese, produced with pasteurized full cream milk
Country of origin:
Italy - Lombardy
Type of Milk:
 Cow's milk
12 kg approx
Minimum order:
1 piece
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Description Full cream cow's milk
Appearance The rind is hard and compact. The colour of the rind is brownish red. The paste is firm with the typical grey green moulds
Taste The taste is strong, sharp, intense, long and aromatic. The aftertaste is long, sharp and spicy
Maturing At least 8 weeks
Curiosity Only two Italian regions by law and tradition foresees the production of Gorganzola, and only these provinces: Novara, Vercelli, Cuneo, Biella, Verbano Cusio Ossola and Casale Monferrato for Piedmont and Bergamo, Brescia, Como, Cremona, Lecco, Lodi, Milano, Monza, Pavia e Varese for Lombardy. Only the milk from the breeders in these provinces can be used to produce and so give the protected denomination (D.O.P.) to the Gorganzola cheese
Suggestions Perfect in combination with jams and mustards
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Weight 12 kg approx
Packaging Whole wheel in alluminium foil
The producer

Carozzi Formaggi - Pasturo (LC) - Lombardy

Why we chose them
Valsassina, the area of Lecco lake, offers a special microclimate that is ideal for the processing of cheese. It is here that the family Carozzi has worked for more than 50 years. Founded in 1960 by Aldo Carozzi, the company is run now by the third generation: Roberto Carozzi with his wife Donata and their three children Vera, Aldo and Marco. Carozzi combines his passion, the modern technology of his factory and the precious milk from the dairies of the area. In his modern factory in Pasturo (LC), the human effort is still fundamental and it focuses on the maturation of the cheese, the main activity of Carozzi business for all these years. With commitment and know-how, sensibility and patience, skill and respect, Carozzi refines all the great PDO cheeses of Lombardy region: Gorgonzola, Taleggio, Quartirolo
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