Gorgonzola Dolce DOP

Luigi Guffanti 1876

The younger brother of the traditional Gorgonzola (today known as Piccante), Sweet Gorgonzola was born in the regions of Lombardy and Piemonte, right after World War II. Soon enogh it became the most known variety of the Gorgonzola cheese. The main difference between the two varities consists of the greater whey content, making the Sweet Gorgonzola softer and more delicate version.

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CAD $ 21.20

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Country of Production Italy
Region Lombardia
Manufacturer Luigi Guffanti

Details

This gourmet Italian cheese is soft, with a yellow paste and bluish-green marbling. The rind is light reddish and is usually protected by tin foil to preserve its freshness. Gorgonzola Dolce's taste is soft and creamy, less strong than the traditional piccante version, however with robust traces of penicillin.

Serving suggestions:
It should be served with full bodied, aged, red wines, sweet and liqueur wines, rum. Classican Italian mostarda, red onion preserve, Vin Santo or Marsala gelatine. Celery sticks. Rye bread and polenta.

Ingredients: whole, pasturized, cow's milk

Aging period: minimum of 60 days

Availability: all year round

Storage temperature: in fridge from +2ºC to +6ºC

SIZE OF CHEESE PIECES

Please consider that when ordering pieces, the size of each piece can have a slight variation.

Since you will be paying per gram price, please consider that there may be minimal variation, usually of around 10-20 grams. If there are any larger modifications in grams we will contact you to advise you before shipping the product to you.

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Gorgonzola Dolce DOP

Gorgonzola Dolce DOP

The younger brother of the traditional Gorgonzola (today known as Piccante), Sweet Gorgonzola was born in the regions of Lombardy and Piemonte, right after World War II. Soon enogh it became the most known variety of the Gorgonzola cheese. The main difference between the two varities consists of the greater whey content, making the Sweet Gorgonzola softer and more delicate version.

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