Grana Padano aged more than 16 months

Grana Padano aged more than 16 months

The characteristics of Grana Padano aged over 16 months

  • Tasty but not overpowering, with an aroma of hay and dried fruit.
  • Marked straw-coloured, grainy texture with evidence of calcium lactate crystals and flaky structure.
  • Excellent table cheese. Ideal for grating.
  • Perfect for the enthusiastic cooks who are always looking for that elusive “magic touch”.

Tasting Grana Padano matured over 16 months

Colour
pale-straw
Granularity
present
Calcium lactate crystals 
present in the rind, less so in the middle of the wheel
Tyrosine crystals 
present in the rind
Radial fracture when cut 
present
Aroma
reminiscent of milk and cream, with notes of butter and broth
Sweetness
medium
Strength 
medium
Springiness 
present
Taste on the palete 
medium lasting
Crumbliness 
medium
Solubility 
present
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