Salva Cremasco

$20.80/Lb $26.00/Lb

This is one cheese cube you won't find vacuum-packed in your grocer's fridge. A native of Northern Italy, Salva Cremasco comes from hillside farms in Lombardy. 'Salva', means 'saved', as it was traditionally made from excess milk and saved from spoiling. Surprisingly tart notes are balanced out by earthier tones within the dense, textured cubes that resemble a wet stone pulled from an ancient Roman viaduct. Under the natural rind, the paste is aromatic and bright, changing from creamy to crumbly the closer you get to the center, picking up herbal nuances as it ages in our caves. Savor a slice or two with a glass of crisp Hefeweizen or some deep Chianti.

Unless noted otherwise, Murray's cheeses sold by the lb ship in multiple 0.5 lb increments. To request a whole wheel, please contact the Murray's team at at least 72 hours prior to your desired ship date.

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  • Merlot

    A smooth and medium-bodied wine with a more rounded flavor than other reds. Dark fruits are present but with minimal tannins and no noticeable spice.

    Pair with: Earthy tommes like Toma Walser, mellow Fontina, or a lightly aged goat cheese like Leonora.

  • Wheat Beers

    Wheat Beer, Weisse, Hefeweizen, Wit

    Pair with: Bright, tangy goat’s milk cheeses like Westfield Capri and buttery bloomy rinds like Nettle Meadow Kunik.