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Piave Vecchio

Piave Vecchio
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  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Italy

  • Region: Veneto

  • Family: Parmesan

  • Type: hard, artisan

  • Texture: dense, firm and flaky

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: golden yellow

  • Flavour: nutty, strong, sweet

  • Synonyms: Piave Stravecchio

 

Piave Vecchio (blue label) is pasteurized cow's milk cheese named after a river by the same name. It is DOP protected and the only authentic Piave Fresco is produced in the Dolomites area of Belluno province of Veneto.

Piave Fresco (blue label) is aged for more than 6 months. The aroma is evocative of yoghurt and milk with a delicate, pleasant flavour. The soft pate of the cheese is ivory white in colour while the rind is soft and light.

Other varieties of Piave are: 

Piave Fresco (aged for 20 to 60 days - blue label)
Piave Mezzano (aged for 61 to 180 days - blue label)
Piave Vecchio Selezione Oro (aged for more than 1 year - red label)
Piave Vecchio Riserva (aged for more than 18 months - black label)

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