Fontina Val d'Aosta

Important Facts
Country of Origin Italy
Specific Origin Valle d'Aosta
Certification PDO (1995), DOC (1955)
Milk Type Raw Cow's Milk
Milk Treatment Raw
Rind Orange-tinged chestnut brown
Texture Smooth, compact, dense
Flavor Subtle, complex
Flavor Notes Floral, nutty, barnyardy, sweet, with lactic zing on the finish. Notes of fruity, grassy, nutty, hints of truffle.
Aroma Pungent, funky
Colors Ivory to straw yellow
Forms Flat wheels with concave sides, 12–18 inches diameter, 3–4 inches height
Age Minimum of 80 days to 6-9 months

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