Fiore Sardo DOP

Fiore Sardo DOP

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Fiore Sardo DOP is a raw, unpasteurized hard cheese made from whole sheep’s milk, naturally smoked with Sardinian herbs and a traditionally arched ‘mule back’ shape.

As per DOP standards, the cheese is made with milk sourced from a single flock of local Sardinian breed sheep. After aging for six months the cheese has a natural golden-yellow to dark brown rind and a sour, damp smell. Upon slicing, the pate reveals a compact, dense, straw yellow or white colour.

It's wonderfully rich in flavour, with caramel sweetness, a salty tang and a hint of fruit. The spicy flavour of the cheese intensifies depending on the length of maturation. Firm texture, wet smoke, and a piquant, nutty finish are hallmarks of artisan Fiore Sardo.

Milk

 Raw, unpastuerised whole sheep's milk.

Rennet

 Lamb or calf

Maturity

 Mature, aged 6-12 months. 

Average Weight  3.5 Kg


Ingredients: Sheep milk, rennet and salt