Parmesan Cheese And Wine

What wine with Parmesan Cheese?...

Parmesan Cheese, Which Wine?

Parmesan Cheese what wine?

This Italian Reggiano Parmesan Cheese calls for the right wine pairing.

What You Need To Know About Parmesan Cheese And Wine

Parmigiano-Reggiano is a hard, fat cow's milk granular cheese made near the city of Parma in Northern Italy. The real thing has a sharp, complex fruity/nutty taste and a slightly gritty texture. This cheese comes in wheels about 18-24 cm (7 to 9 inches) high, 40-45 cm (16 to 18 inches) in diameter, that weigh approximately 38 kg (80 pounds). The further from the center, the harder the cheese and the better it is for grating. Besides grating, Parmesan Cheese is eaten in chunks with balsamic vinegar, a real Italian treat. This cheese has been around for hundreds and hundreds of years and was mentioned in Boccaccio's Decameron. I had a block of Parmesan Cheese for years and years that never spoiled.

In addition to the wines mentioned in our food pairing table you might consider a Sparkling wine, a Chardonnay, or a red wine from Tuscany, Italy.

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