Pepato - Pepper-flavored Pecorino Cheese
Semi-cooked table cheese, made by whole sheep's milk, from free range breeding of Sardinia. Curdled with kid rennet and with addition of pepper in layers in the moulding stage.
Cylinder-shaped, striped straw-yellow rind, brown in aged cheese.
From 13 to 15 kg - Diameter 25/30 cm, height 10/15 cm.
Compact interior or with sparse small eyes. With white color texture, tending to straw yellow when mature.
Tasty and intense, spicy, with lingering vegetable aromas.
From 4 to 6 months.