Montasio

Important Facts
Country of Origin Italy
Specific Origin Fruili-Venezia Giulia and parts of Belluno, Treviso, Padua, and Venice in Veneto
Certification PDO (1996)
Milk Type Cow's milk
Fat Content Minimum 40% FDM
Moisture Content Maximum initially 37%
Texture Elastic to crumbly and hard
Flavor Mild, creamy, and fruity to savory, piquant, with hints of spice
Flavor Notes Evolves from mild, creamy, and fruity to fuller, more savory and piquant, with hints of spice as it ages
Colors Cream to straw-colored and yellowish
Forms Wheels
Age Fresco: 60-120 days; Mezzano: 120 days-10 months; Stagionato: 10-18 months; Stravecchio: over 18 months
Rennet Type Animal

Montasio Cheeses on AnyCheese

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