Canestrato Pugliese DOP

Canestrato Pugliese DOP is a hard cheese made with sheep’s milk, produced within the province of Foggia and in various communities in the province of Bari in the region of Puglia.

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Canestrato Pugliese DOP has a cylindrical shape, with a brown or yellow coloured rind that is wrinkled, hard and thick. The cheese is straw yellow in colour, compact, and crumbly with a pronounced aroma and an intense, salty and spicy taste.

Canestrato Pugliese DOP is used as a table cheese or grated on a variety of dishes, it pairs well with an intense, full-bodied wine such as the local Cacc’e Mmitte di Lucera DOC.

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