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Fontina D.O.P.

Fontina D.O.P.

from Italy by Valle D'Aosta - Regione Autonoma
4.75 lbs cut portion chilled $23.89 $113.48 5917904
9.5 lbs cut portion chilled $23.89 $226.96 5917905
19 lbs (whole wheel) chilled $22.75 $432.25 5917903
2 x 19 lbs (whole wheels) chilled $20.48 $778.24 5917906

Fontina D.O.P.

Our Fontina is a renowned alpine cheese with a DOP denomination, a coveted label of protected origin and production. With sweet flavors that intensify as the cheese ages, Fontina DOP boasts a subtle nuttiness with a hint of honey. When melted, the flavor is earthy with a taste of mushrooms and a fresh acidity. It takes at least 3 months to mature and develop a soft, elastic texture filled with small, thin holes.

The Italians use the milk from Pezzata Rossa and Nera cow breeds to produce the rich milk needed for Fontina. These cows graze in carefully cultivated pastures in summer, producing a sweet, rich milk. Fontina’s DOP certification guarantees that only the finest ingredients make this delicious cheese.

Fontina is a popular cooking cheese that is commonly used to prepare mountain fare like polenta and gnocchi. You can try your hand at the famous Fonduta – a local recipe that features Fontina as the main ingredient. Delicate white wines or a sumptuous red from Piedmont are good companions as they enhance its light, creaminess.

Ingredients: raw full cream milk from Valdaostan pedigree cows, salt and rennet
Availability: Usually ships within 1 business days. Product is perishable and must ship via Overnight service.
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*Product Pricing and Weight Specifications

This product is priced by the lb. shipped, and you will be charged based on the actual weight of the item shipped, by the price per lb for the product. The total price your shopping cart shows is an estimated charge. You will not be charged until the product ships, based on the weight that is shipped. The chart below shows estimated weight ranges and actual prices per lb. for this item.

5917904 4.75 lbs cut portion 4.50 lbs. - 5.00 lbs. $23.89
5917905 9.5 lbs cut portion 9.00 lbs. - 10.00 lbs. $23.89
5917903 19 lbs (whole wheel) 18.00 lbs. - 20.00 lbs. $22.75
5917906 2 x 19 lbs (whole wheels) 36.00 lbs. - 40.00 lbs. $20.48


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