Maiorchino

Important Facts
Country of Origin Italy
Specific Origin Peloritani Mountains, Sicily
Milk Type Raw whole sheep's milk, goat's milk (max 25%)
Milk Treatment Raw
Texture Hard
Flavor Spicy with age
Flavor Notes Delicate taste tending toward spiciness with prolonged aging, herbaceous, floral, and fruity aroma
Aroma Herbaceous, floral, and fruity
Forms Cylindrical, flat or slightly concave face
Age At least 6-8 months, normally over 12 months, up to 24 months
Rennet Type Lamb or kid rennet paste

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