Gran Modesto cheese “under straw” - Del Ben Formaggi

  • Gran Modesto Sottopaglia cheese , aged 12 months.
  • Pleasant smell with notes of straw, strong flavour.
  • Compact paste with irregular holes, variable straw yellow colour.
  • Perfect with structured red wines, honey and jams.
  • NATURALLY LACTOSE FREE. Contains galactose.

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Gran Modesto Sottopaglia Cheese - A Homage to Friulian Tradition

Gran Modesto Sottopaglia cheese is dedicated to grandfather Modesto, matured in his old cellar on fir boards and left to rest on a bed of natural straw. This extraordinary cheese envelops the senses with its unique texture and its intense aromas, which range from toasted to spicy, with a pronounced vegetal note.

Product Features

Gran Modesto Sottopaglia cheese is matured for 12 months, developing a pleasant smell with light notes of straw. Its texture is compact with irregular holes, and the color varies from straw yellow depending on the maturation. The flavor is strong, perfect for those who love robust cheeses.

Origin and Producer

Handcrafted in the heart of Friuli Venezia Giulia, this cheese reflects the passion and dedication of local producers. The crust treatment with Delvocoat and natural wheat straw ensures a very high quality product, linked to tradition but with an innovative touch.

Consumer Experience

Gran Modesto Sottopaglia cheese enriches every table with its unique taste. Perfect to enjoy with structured red wines or as the protagonist of a special evening, it also pairs beautifully with honey and jams.

SMELL: Pleasant with light notes of straw
COLOR: Straw yellow, variable according to maturation
TASTE: Strong
EXTERNAL APPEARANCE: Present rind covered with natural wheat straw, inedible rind
INTERNAL APPEARANCE: Compact paste with irregular holes
CONSISTENCY: Hard, soluble

NATURALLY LACTOSE FREE. Contains galactose.

Product Features

Ingredients Latte Rennet Sale
Production Lactose-free
Packaging Special Vacuum packed
Seasoning 12 months

Ingredients and Allergens

Milk, salt, rennet
ALLERGENS: Milk, gluten
GMO: Does not contain or derive from GMO
SHELF-LIFE: 120 days from packaging
STORAGE: +10°/+12°C
SHAPE: Cylindrical with a height of 8-10 cm, diameter of 30-35 cm
TREATMENT: Crust treated with Delvocoat and natural wheat straw.

Nutritional values

ENERGY VALUE: 413 Kcal/ 1714 KJ
FAT: 33 g
of which SATURATED: 24 g
of which SUGAR: 0 g
SALT: 1.9 g