Important Facts
Country of Origin Italy
Specific Origin Province of Ragusa and parts of the province of Siracusa
Certification PDO (1996)
Milk Type Cow's milk (Modicana breed)
Milk Treatment Raw
Rind Smooth, thin, and compact, golden or straw-yellow color, turns brownish with aging
Texture Compact with widely spaced holes
Flavor From pleasant, sweet, and piquant delicate to savory and spicy with aging
Flavor Notes Pleasant, sweet, piquant delicate taste; becomes savory and tends toward spiciness with prolonged aging
Colors White to straw-yellow
Forms Rectangular block with rounded corners, 22–35 pounds (10–16 kilograms)
Age Semi-aged to prolonged aging
Rennet Type Natural animal (lamb and/or kid)

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