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Montagnolo

Montagnolo
Photo Credit: Kaserei Champignon
  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Germany

  • Region: Allgau

  • Family: Blue

  • Type: soft, blue-veined

  • Texture: smooth

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: pale yellow

  • Flavour: buttery, creamy, piquant

  • Aroma: aromatic, rich, spicy

  • Producers: Käserei Champignon

Montagnolo Affine is a surface-ripened, triple cream cheese made by Käserei Champignon, Lauben / Allgäu, Germany. Aged at low temperature, and cold-maturation process, it slowly develops aromatic, consistent and spicy flavour. The creamy paste with blue veins has a distinctive, sweet aroma. Montagnolo is available in two different varieties such as; one with a grey rind or a white mould. This rich, buttery and little piquant cheese has won the Supreme Champion award at the 2013 International Cheese Awards.