Grana Padano DOP is a hard, unpasteurized, aged, semi-skim cow's milk cheese from Italy. The name "Grana" means "grainy" in Italian, which is reflected in its fine, granular texture. This cheese is aromatic with a rich, full bodied, creamy and mild flavor that leaves a lingering aftertaste. This specific Grana Padano is aged 18 months, supplying a slightly sweeter taste than its counterparts that are aged for a longer time. As Grana Padano ages, the flavours become pronounced, savory and complex and the texture becomes more crumbly. At the end of the cheese making process, Grana Padano develops a firm, thick and deeply straw-coloured rind protecting the fragrant, dry, flaky interior.
We import our Grana Padano from Farm 539. Farm 539 is located right on the confines of two provinces, Parma and Piacenza, just outside the production zone of Parmigiano Reggiano and precisely in the municipality of Villanova sull’Arda. The manufacturer of this wonderful cheese is Latteria Sociale Stallone, which has been making cheese for more than 50 years. It relies on 15 farmers in the area to provide them with the milk to make the cheese. Before the demarcation of Parmigiano Reggiano in the 1950′s, Latteria Stallone’s cheese was called Parmigiano Reggiano.
A lot of companies import Grana Padano which is aged for only 12 months, our wheels are aged for a minimum of 16 months, often longer (like this one). Cut cheese, up to 9 lb/4.08 kg.
|Shipping||Product is perishable and will be shipped via Overnight Shipping|
|Net weight||up to 9 lb|
This product is perishable and will be shipped by Overnight Shipping.
Approximate shipping time is 1 business day.
If you place the order now (before 11:00 AM EST), the closest possible date to receive your order is tomorrow, Wed, July 6, 2022