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Pianoforte meaning 'soft and loud' is a French style cheese made from pasteurized cow's milk produced locally at Andante Dairy, Petaluma, California, US. It is aged for a minimum of three weeks during which the flavour becomes quite strong, nutty and mushroomy while outer pate becomes creamy and molten. The fully-aged cheese is soft in texture with runny pate. Pianoforte pairs well with red Burgundy or Pinot Noir. 

  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Region: California
  • Type: soft, soft-ripened
  • Texture: creamy and soft
  • Rind: natural
  • Colour: pale yellow
  • Flavour: acidic, mushroomy, nutty
  • Aroma: pleasant
  • Producers: Andante Dairy

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