PECORINO CORATINO

It's a tipical hard, semi cooked sheep milk cheese. It's produced according to traditional technology that provides the use of natural rennet and the manual control of the key operations. For long time it was used as a grating cheese, now it is emerging as a semi matured table cheese.

Organoleptic characteristics

Aspect and texture
compact and elastic paste, cream color. With the increasing of maturing it becomes brittle, pale yellow, with sparse holes.
Taste
Slightly tangy the semi-matured. Strong, with fragrant aroma the seasoned
Serving suggestions
Puglia cuisine, red wines as Castel del Monte d.o.c, Aglianico del Vulture d.o.c. and other strong blends

Technical characteristics

Milk
sheep's milk
Production method
artisanal
Paste
hard, semi-cooked
Salting
in brine
Ripening
3-4 months
Production period
seasonal
Fats
26,5% Mgss
Weight
5-7 kg
Dimensions
h. 16 cm, d. 26 cm
Producers
artisan cheesemakers in Puglia
Codice forma
909471
Codice tagliato
909473

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