Ciresa Fontina Fontal

$14.99/Lb
$14.99/Lb


Fontina is a northern Italian, Alpine pantry staple. At its most basic a table cheese, it can also be melted into sauces, thickly shredded over pasta or pizza, or pressed into a gooey grilled sandwich. The bouncy paste is a bit more supple, mild and sweet than its aged and assertive cousin Fontina Valle d'Aosta. The best pairings are probably fresh fruit or dry salumi, but if you're inclined to wine, you might have to visit the French section for a Cotes du Rhone Rose, or to stay regional, look for indigenous Blanc de Morgex grape on the label.

Just the Facts

Country
Italy
Region
Lombardia
Milk Type
Cow
Pasteurization
Pasteurized
Rennet Type
Animal
Age
2-4 months