Civetta

Description

Cylindrical in shape, with a diameter of 30-32 cm and a weight of 5-6 kg. Paste which varies in colour from white to pale straw-yellow, close-textured and pitted throughout with small, regular holes . Classified as a semi-fat table cheese and as a grating cheese when mature. Even rind, straw-yellow in colour with some darker streaks. Mellow flavour, with a hint of butter, very slight acid notes, nutty aftertaste. Pleasant, fragrant, slightly acidic, marked aroma of milk and fodder.
The name derives from Monte Civetta, overlooking the area where the cheese is produced.

Production area
Agordino area, Biois Valley
Milk
Cows’ milk
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