Milk: Raw Buffalo

Type: Firm

Producer: Quattro Portoni

Region: Lombardy, Italy

Pairings: Primitivo Red Wine, Tomato paste, Pizzas, Charcuterie, EVOO, cracked pepper

The name translation means “on horseback” which references the fact that is hung by a rope to age. This matured stretched cheese has a firm paste and a sweet milky flavor that becomes more intense with age. The paste has occasional eyes and the aroma is delicate and buttery.