Cheggio Cheese

A very special cheese, produced by just 40 cows 1,500 meters, high up in the Italian Alps, produced from June to September in limited volume.

Uniquely alpine with a deep grassy flavour, gleaned from alpine herbs. A floral aroma with a little bitterness. Dense yet soft, pale yellow.

Strength ●●○○
Flavours Grass, Slightly Bitter
Type Cow’s Milk
Aged Typically 6 Months
Texture Compact, Soft
Origin Antrona

This cheese has a wonderful back story, nestled in the Italian Alps near the Swiss Border, the Antrona valley seems like another world, it is here in a narrow opening to green meadows and pastures that the product "Cheggio" cheese dell'Antrona Valley is produced. For 14 years the pastor Roberto Ghivarelli spends the summer with his 40 dairy cows 1,500 meters above sea level. Given its rarity, this Cheese has notoriety in a few very special establishments across the globe.

Ghivarelli said "I have toiled to build a dairy farm that would allow me to make cheese on site and sell it to the public”

Uniquely alpine with a deep grassy flavour, gleaned from alpine herbs. A floral aroma with a little bitterness. Dense yet soft, pale yellow.