Ortles

Semi-hard cheese

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Extraordinary & majestic like its namesake, the highest mountain in South Tyrol, this sliced cheese is called "Ortles". It‘s wrapped in a firm, dark brown, waxy rind. The cheese is a light- to straw-colored yellow, furnished with broken and slotted holes. The consistency in the palate is compact but still smooth and lightly crumbly. The cheese’s aroma is milky, nutty and contains light notes of pistachio. Additionally the taste is dominated by a pleasant spicy flavor.

Nutritional facts

Nutritional information for 100 g/ml 100 ml
Energy 1666 kJ / 402 kcal
Fat 34 g
of which saturates 24 g
of which lactose < 0.1 g
Protein 24 g
Salt 1.5 g

How to enjoy it?

It goes very well with sesame, and is ideal for cheese-baked dishes because it develops a golden brown, crispy crust.


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