Producer: DEGUST, Vahrn
Region: South Tyrol
Cheese type: Cut cheese bovine milk
Appearance: deep brown bark
Taste and aroma: spicy - intensely salty - whisky barrel
Consistency and structure: compactly - crumbly
Maturation: approx. 60 days in empty whisky barrel
Cut cheese bovine raw milk, Appearance: carbon-coloured rind - some white mould present, Aroma: cellar-like aroma - earthy, Flavour: milk - sourish - cinnamon aftertaste, Consistency: rubbery, Maturation: 8 weeks in the brick cellar
Blue cheese bovine milk, Appearance: no rind - herbal consistency, Aroma: yeast, Flavour: salty - sweet, Consistency: crumbly, Maturation: 8 weeks in the refining cell
Cut cheese bovine raw milk, Appearance: green rind - strawy-yellow interior, Aroma: roasted nuts, Flavour: sweet and sour - buttery, Consistency: rubbery, Maturation: 4 weeks in the brick cellar.
Hard cheese bovine raw milk, Appearance: cylinder form - slightly concaved, Aroma: strong hay scent, Flavour: balanced, Consistency: rubbery - compact, Maturation: 6-12 months, bunker.
Blue cheese bovine milk, Appearance: cylinder form covered in cocoa beans, Aroma: intense - chocolate, Flavour: toasted - leather, Consistency: very soft and creamy, Maturation: 2-3 months in the refining cell.
Table Parmesan - an original Italian Stravecchio. The cheese is compact in his structure with little punching, like the Grana (Parmesan). With increasing maturity this cheese tends to become emery and fragile.