Gorgonzola D.O.P. Dolce
Type of cheese:
Cow’s Milk, Soft Blue Cheese. Known as ‘The Sweet One’, this Italian cow’s milk cheese is known for its creamy texture and pale hints of blue vein.
The younger version of an aged Gorgonzola, this soft, spreadable cheese has a mild, sweet flavour with notes of sour cream and lactic tang.
Its slight piquancy makes Gorgonzola a great match for fresh fruits like strawberries and figs. Try it with a drizzle of honey on your next dessert cheese board, with a glass of champagne or a caramelly Vin Santo.
History of the cheese:
Hailing from Northern Italy’s Novara region, this famous cheese is thought to have been first produced as early as 879 AD. Gorgonzola Dolce is aged for 50 days, giving it a softer consistency and less distinctive blue vein than the spicier Gorgonzola Piccante.