Fontina Val d'Aosta is a raw, unpasteurized, semi-firm, cow's milk cheese from Italy. Genuine Italian Fontina comes from the Val d'Aosta mountains near the Swiss border. It is firm, thin, dark yellow or reddish-brown in color. It is a pressed, cooked medium-ripened hard cheese with a delicate, nutty, almost honeyed flavor, somewhat like a Swiss Gruyere but more buttery and sweeter. It has a subtle fruity, grassy aroma and supple texture. This cheese is ideal for fondues. Cut cheese, up to 19 lb.
|Taste||A delicate nuttiness with a hint of mild honey. When melted, the flavor is earthy, with a suggestion of mushrooms and a fresh acidity|
|Shipping||Product is perishable and will be shipped via Overnight Shipping|
|Accompaniments||This cheese goes well cooking fondue and melts well for pastas. Can also be enjoyed as a table cheese|
|Appropriate wines||Friuli Merlot; German Riesling; Dolcetto; Red & White Rhones; Urquell Pilsner|
|Shelf Life Refrigerated||2 Weeks|
|Net weight||up to 19 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 01:00 PM EST), the closest possible date to receive your order on, Tue, December 6, 2022