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Castelbelbo

Castelbelbo is a slightly ripened soft cheese made from a mix of pasteurized cow, sheep, and goat’s milk. With subtle flavors of fresh grass and cream, Castelbelbo is an approachable crowd-pleaser with an almost imperceptible rind. 

Good to know:  

  • In addition to cow, goat, and sheep milk, there is cream added for extra richness. 
  • A whole wheel of Castelbelbo weighs close to three pounds. 

Serving ideas: Let this subtle cheese shine! Enjoy with bread and a sprinkling of sea salt or olive oil. Swap for mozzarella in a Caprese or on a pizza. 

Pour a glass of: Chenin blanc. Crisp and acidic, with light minerality. Or a sparkling wine.  

Just the facts:
Milk source: Cow, sheep, and goat
Country of origin: Northern Italy
Rind: Bloomy
Texture: Soft
Aging: Fresh 

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