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Grotto Aged Pecorino 1.25 Kg Artisan

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The Grotto aged pecorino it is a cheese matured in limestone caves.

The aging of Pecorino in the cave is an ancient technique developed mainly in central Italy.

In the days when there were no refrigerators, to maintain a good temperature during their maturation, the cheeses were placed in natural caves.

Later it was discovered that the particular microclimatic conditions of the cave were able to give the cheese its typical and unique characteristics.

The aged cheese in the cave is produced in Tuscany, according to an ancient tradition where the artisans of the past created typical cheeses, renowned all over the world.

It has a thin crust that encloses a soft and sweet interior, but with notes of dried fruit.

One typical pecorino which is characterized by a strong and savory taste.

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Pecorino di grotta - characteristics  

The aroma is nutty and becomes richer with aging, leaving room for hints of toasted hazelnuts.

Unmissable in the perfect cutting board, it is fabulous accompanied with crusty bread to savor its structure. 

It is also superb with acacia honey or fig jam.

Accompany it with a glass of Tuscan red wine such as a classic Chianti or a Rosso di Montalcino.

Grotto aged pecorino is the result of an ancient aging technique, which developed mainly in central Italy.

There were no refrigerators and therefore to keep the cheeses at a refrigerated temperature during their maturation, they were placed in natural caves.

It was later discovered that the particular microclimatic conditions some caves were able to give the cheeses typical and unique characteristics.

In fact, in addition to the low temperature, the noble cheeses were away from sources of light and heat and aged in a very humid environment.

This has caused some to form around noble molds which, in addition to protecting the cheeses from external pathogens, also affected the grotto aged pecorino, making its flavor intense and unmistakable.

The environmental conditions of the cave also allowed the pecorino to take on the particular consistency which made it inimitable.

This curing technique spread like wildfire, especially in Tuscany, only to be left aside in the last century in favor of less laborious and more profitable curing methods.

The tradition, however, has not been lost and so the grotto aged pecorino has been revalued, becoming an excellence of Italian gastronomy


Advice

The product is placed in special food-grade polystyrene boxes, then in our personalized cardboard box for shipping in order to guarantee its proper conservation during delivery.

This aged grotto cheese is sold in 1/2 wheel of 1.2kg, but if you order 2 pieces we will send you a vacuum packed whole wheel when you order for delivery.

You can specify your needs at checkout. 

Fresh Tuscan meat can only be shipped by respecting all the rules on fresh meat.

Delivery times vary depending on the destination area from 24 to 72 hours from the time of collection at the warehouse which will be on Monday or Tuesday.

Shipping costs:

In Italy they are 15 € 

Free in Italy for orders over € 150

 

SHIPPING with Express Courier ITALY € 7.90 or free in Italy for orders over € 69 only for cured meats, cheeses, hams, wine.

 

EUROPEAN AND EXTRA EU SHIPPING calculated at the time of the order

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FULFILLMENT OF THE ORDER
We will process your order in 1 working days from receipt of payment, within the limits of stock availability. In the event that one or more items are not immediately available, we will notify you immediately and we will agree with you the possibility of a partial shipment.

SHIPMENT
Once payment is received, we will entrust your goods to the Express Courier, whose approximate delivery times are 1/2 working days after collection, in most Italian locations. For delivery times you will not have to consider Saturdays and holidays. Any delays occurring to the Courier during transport are not our responsibility and cannot constitute grounds for withdrawal or give the right to compensation.

DELIVERY
Your products will be delivered during office hours, to the address you have indicated in the order form: since it is not possible to agree on a precise delivery time with the Express Courier, we recommend that you use an address where someone is always present for the withdraw. Remember to indicate exactly both the house number and the post code of your area and that the name you have indicated to us must always coincide with the name or number shown on the intercom. When you collect the goods, always check that the number of packages shown on the transport document coincides with those ordered and that the packages delivered to you are intact.

NO WITHDRAWAL
However, if at the time of delivery you or your representative were absent, the Express Courier will leave a non-delivery notice through which you can request the free return of the shipment, according to the methods indicated in the notice, within the following 3 days. If the goods are not collected at the second passage, the Express Courier will keep the goods in storage at its warehouse for three days. We hope that you will collect the goods: otherwise, we will be forced, with regret, to charge you the additional costs for failure to collect the shipment.

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