FIORE SARDO DOP
MATURED CHEESE OF SHEEP RAW MILK
Classic cheese of the Sardinian pastoral tradition. It has a remarkable content of soluble proteins and essential amino acids, of calcium and phosphorus useful for the nutrition of children, to promote ossification processes and fight osteoporosis.
An important peculiarity of Fiore Sardo DOP is that the milk is processed raw and no later than 3 hours after milking provided by farms certified and controlled by the consortium.
Size: 19×14 cm approximately
Production area: Sardinia.
Ingredients: Raw sheep’s milk, rennet, salt, natural milk ferments.
Salting: In brine.
Maturing: More than 105 days.
Shape: Cylindrical, smooth, classic profile of a back of a mule.
Weight: 2.4/3.6 Kg.
Rind: Dark brown or intense yellow, smooth.
Color and texture: White to pale yellow, compact, with some holes.
Taste: Strong, stronger with aging..
Shelf life: 24 months.
Storage temperature: +4/+8 °C.