Sasso Nero

Hard cheese

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This cheese is named after the impressive peak in the Valle Aurina. It not only looks but tastes amazingly. The cheese is wrapped by a dry, black rind which emphasizes its special features and captures its powerful aroma. The cheese paste is light to straw-colored, and is completely sealed. The "Sasso Nero" has a solid and crystalline texture, lightly melting in your mouth.  Its long special aging process gives the hard cheese its aromatic spice and fine notes of roasted chestnuts, dried fruits and honey. You‘ll sense a slight hint of caramel and chocolate flavors in the aftertaste. This explains why the flavor is quite complex, powerful and unmistakable. A cheese with character and recognition.

Nutritional facts

Nutritional information for 100 g/ml 100 ml
Energy 1791 kJ / 432 kcal
Fat 36 g
of which saturates 25 g
of which lactose < 0.1 g
Protein 27 g
Salt 1.9 g

How to enjoy it?

With the "Marende" (the traditional South Tyrolean afternoon snack with cured ham and bread), in cheese dumplings or as a risotto, as a grated cheese to dress up pasta dishes, combined with apples.


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Mini Quiches with cured ham and "Sasso Nero"

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