Very old Montasio Dop - Del Ben Formaggi

  • Montasio Stravecchio aged over 18 months.
  • DOP cheese from Friuli Venezia Giulia ,
  • Crumbly texture and complex flavor with notes of dried fruit and spices.
  • Naturally lactose-free , it contains galactose.
  • Excellent to be enjoyed alone, with honey or dried fruit, or grated on polenta.

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Montasio Stravecchio represents the excellence of Friuli Venezia Giulia cheeses. Born on the slopes of Monte Montasio, this DOP cheese is the result of over 18 months of maturation , during which it develops a unique and unmistakable character. Only the best forms are able to reach this maturation, guaranteeing superior quality.

This artisanal cheese, produced by Del Ben Formaggi , stands out for its crumbly texture and complex flavor. The aromatic notes of dried fruit and spices combine with a delicate sweetness and a harmonious spiciness, making every tasting an unforgettable experience. The natural rind and straw yellow color are distinctive signs of its long maturation.

Montasio Stravecchio is naturally lactose-free , but contains galactose. This makes it ideal for those looking for a tasty and digestible cheese. Perfect to enjoy alone, accompanied by honey or dried fruit, it is also excellent grated on polenta dishes or to prepare crunchy frico wafers.

Shelf-life: Up to 40 months
Storage: Between +8°/+12°C in a dry place
Shape: Cylindrical with height 8-10 cm; diameter 30-35 cm

Organoleptic characteristics
Odour: Cooked lactic
Color: Straw yellow, variable according to maturation
Taste: Delicate in the fresh one, tasty in the more mature one
External appearance: Rind present, smooth, regular and inedible
Internal appearance: Compact structure with possible presence of irregular holes
Consistency: Hard and elastic depending on the seasoning

Product Features

Production Lactose-free
Packaging Special Vacuum packed
Seasoning 18 months

Ingredients and Allergens

Milk, salt, rennet, ferments
Origin of milk: Italy
Allergens: Milk
GMO: Does not contain or derive from GMO

Nutritional values

per 100 g of product:
Energy: 448 Kcal / 1859 KJ
Fat: 36 g
of which saturated fat: 25 g
Carbohydrates: 0 g
of which sugars: 0 g
Protein: 31 g
Salt: 1.6 g