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Wine Pairing
Pecorino (Italy)

Pecorino

Our favorite wine pairing is Chianti.

Another favorite is Italian Prosecco.

Other Excellent Wines

Fully aged cheeses are often stiffy and hard with a nutty and salty flavor.

Fully aged cheeses needs tannic Red Wines:

Fully aged cheeses needs full bodied White Wines:

Fully aged cheeses pair well with Sparkling Wines:

Fully aged cheeses also pair well with Dessert Wines:

About Pecorino

Pecorino is an Italian Sheep Cheese. The name means "from Sheep" in Italian.

The best known variants are Pecorino Romano and Pecorino Siciliano.

Pecorino is dry and hard as Parmigiano (Parmesan), but with a sharper sheep flavor.

Because the taste is aromatic, pleasantly sharp, and very salty, Pecorino has become the preferred cheese for some special Italian pasta dishes with highly flavoured sauces like:

Go Local

Pairing locally is a great way to learn more about wine and cheese.

Examples:

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