Grana Padano Riserva aged between 20 to over 24 months, grana padano, Italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/grana-padano-aged-between-20-to-over-24-months.aspxIntense, uniform straw-coloured cheese, with a clear grainy texture, a marked presence of calcium lactate crystals and a flaky structure. ... Taste of Grana Padano Riserva stagionato aged more than 20 months Colour straw Granularity strong Calcium lactate crystals uniformly distributed throughout the wheel Tyrosine crystals uniformly distributed throughout [...]
The "Riserva", grana padano, Italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/the-riserva.aspxConsistent white or straw-coloured paste Devoid of any abnormal odours Delicate with a fragrant flavour The rind of the wheel is branded for a second time, near the four-leafed clover mark, on the opposite side to the “Grana Padano” fire-brand.
Grana Padano aged between 9 and 16 months, grana padano, Italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/grana-padano-aged-between-9-and-16-months.aspxSoft textured, pale straw-coloured cheese, which hasn’t yet acquired the grainy structure typical of Grana Padano.
Vertical Tasting, grana padano, Italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/vertical-tasting.aspxVisual Analysis The visual analysis of Grana Padano PDO focuses on 5 aspects: Colour, ranging from white to straw yellow, getting deeper as the ageing progresses Calcium crystals, that is, the tiny white spots that feel “gritty” when tasting the cheese Tyrosine crystals, that is, round whitish spots with a slightly bitter taste The ease with which it [...]
Getting to know Grana Padanohttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/getting-to-know-grana-padano.aspxCHARACTERISTICS When ready for sale, the cheese has the following characteristics: - shape: cylindrical, wheel shaped, circumference rind slightly convex or almost straight, flat bases slightly rimmed; - diameter of wheel: 35-45 cm; - height of rind: 18-25 cm; - weight: 24- 40 kg; - rind: hard and smooth, 4-8 mm thick; - texture: hard, with a finely grained structure, radial fracture into [...]
Horizontal Tasting, grana padano, Italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/horizontal-tasting.aspxWith this kind of cattle diet, the resulting Grana Padano PDO has richer aromas, more intense and variegated flavours and the colour of the cheese is straw yellow.
Sustainable development according to Grana Padanohttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/sustainable-development-according-to-grana-padano.aspxHowever, it is important to keep in mind that the use of large quantities of straw could offset the benefits associated with lower emissions tied to manure management; Of all the feeds considered, of equal mass, soya has a greater impact on all the impact categories considered; Optimising per capita milk production is advantageous from an environmental point of view because, [...]