Caciotta Al Tartufo with Black Truffles

 
 
$11.47 - $45.90
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Size:
8 oz, 1 LB or Whole Wheel
Milk Type:
Sheep
Flavor:
Mild
Texture:
Semi-Soft-Cheese
Wine Pairing:
Rieslings, dry whites, Sauternes
Country of Origin:
Italy
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Adding truffles to most dishes bring it to another level of earthy deliciousness. A powerful flavor profile, they can often overwhelm but since they are delicious, no one ever minds. Caciotta Al Tartufo strikes a happy balance between mushroomy flavor and all the best creamy elements of both cow and sheep’s milk cheese. Its pale white paste and rindless exterior is sprinkled with countless little pockets of black truffle flavor. The cheese is semi-soft is produced in Umbria and as it is only aged for about a month, possibly because no one could wait any longer to dive into it. The earthy truffles, coupled with creamy combination of both cow and sheep’s milk make this cheese an excellent addition to any cheese tray; it’s something that will definitely get people’s attention.

If you are looking for a wine pairing, try something sharp and red, like a strong merlot or a Hungarian Tokay. 

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Upon receipt of your order the ice pack may no longer be frozen. This is expected and should not be the cause of alarm. The cheese should be cool to room temperature. Once rewrapped and stored properly the cheese will last up to 3 weeks.

For optimal storage allowing the cheese to breathe and retain moisture wrap the cheese in wax paper, plastic wrap or tin foil upon arrival.

A - Bloomy rind, tomes, hard or dry rind cheeses - wrap only the cut surface in plastic wrap, leaving the rind exposed so the cheese can breathe.

B - Blue cheeses should be wrapped securely in tin foil.

C - Washed rind cheeses should be wrapped in wax paper.

D - Small cheeses such as goat’s milk crottin should be wrapped in wax paper.

E - Soft cheeses store well in waxed paper or sealed containers.

Store your cheese in a cool, damp place such as a wine cellar, larder, wine cabinet, or in the vegetable drawer of your refrigerator (the warmest part of the refrigerator).

As a general rule, aged hard cheeses last longer than softer, less aged varieties.

For the fullest flavor it is recommended to bring cheese to room temperature before serving.

* See cheese label for proper storage recommendations

To ensure product quality all cheese will ship overnight May 1 through October 1 due to warm summer temperatures.

October through May all cheese will ship 2nd Day, with an Overnight option available at an additional charge.