Our favorite White pairing is Franciacorta.
Our favorite Red pairing is Italian Barbera.
Another favorite is the sweet Vin Santo.
Washed cheeses pair well Champagne Method Sparkling Wines:
Washed cheeses pair well with off-dry or structured White Wines:
Washed cheeses pair well with light, unoaked Red Wines with low tannins:
Washed cheeses also pair well with white Dessert Wines:
Taleggio is a Cow cheese from Val Taleggio in Italy.
It is a Washed Rind cheese with thin crust and a strong aroma, but the flavor is comparatively mild and fruity.
Washed Rind cheeses have been produced in Europe since the Middle Ages.
The process of washing the rind as the cheese matures, keeps it soft and develops great flavours.
Pairing locally is a great way to learn more about wine and cheese.
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