Milk from alpine pastures and barrel aging under Nebbiolo grapes (think Barolo wine!) create a sweet, semi-firm paste full of crunchy, wine-fruit complexity.
“Testun” means “stubborn” in the Cuneo dialect of northern Italy, a perfect descriptor for how challenging this cheese is to make.
MILK: pasteurized cow, goat, sheep’s milk
TASTING: cream, pasture, crunchy rind
SERVING: rich meats like sizzling sausage or fatty salami
PAIRING: crisp dry white wines, lighter reds
REGION OF ORIGIN: Italy
MADE IN ITALY