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Fulvi Pecorino Romano 18mo.

The Roman Emperor of sheep's milk.

Quick Overview:

Rich with an assertive tang of umami and salted walnuts; Dense and velvety, almost cake-like; The Roman Emperor of sheep's milk cloaked in obsidian robes.

Quick Facts

Country of Origin: Italy
Milk Type/Treatment: Pasteurized Sheep
Rennet Type: Lamb rennet

The Flavor Experience

An unsuspecting delight, Fulvi Black Skin Pecorino treats the tongue to a rich, tangy composition packaged in a velvety, dense, cake-like structure. Its flavor profile unfurls as it warms on the palate, with briny notes of butterfat, umami, and roasted walnuts amalgamating.

The Story

One of only a few Pecorino Romanos still produced according to ancient tradition in the undulating, pastoral countryside of Rome; Fulvi Black Skin Romano is “Genuino.” Rich, additive and hormone-free sheep’s milk is taken from select herds in the Lazio region and nurtured into 65-pound wheels of toothsome delectability through a process of natural cellar aging in the village of Nepi. It is aged for 10 to 12 months in the Sini Fulvi workshop and coated in black wax which it's moniker, "Black Skin Romano" denotes.

Usage Tips

This savory cheese is appreciably moister and less salty than other Pecorino Romanos, making it an ideal table cheese whose flavor profile can complement savory, spicy dishes as well as balance saccharine dessert wines, fruit, and honey. Try pairing Fulvi with Tait Farms Apricot Butter, sugary Muscat grapes, or Salumi Salami.

Full Description
$7.00
/ 8 oz.

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Product Description

Rich with an assertive tang of umami and salted walnuts; Dense and velvety, almost cake-like; The Roman Emperor of sheep's milk cloaked in obsidian robes.

Quick Facts

Country of Origin: Italy
Milk Type/Treatment: Pasteurized Sheep
Rennet Type: Lamb rennet

The Flavor Experience

An unsuspecting delight, Fulvi Black Skin Pecorino treats the tongue to a rich, tangy composition packaged in a velvety, dense, cake-like structure. Its flavor profile unfurls as it warms on the palate, with briny notes of butterfat, umami, and roasted walnuts amalgamating.

The Story

One of only a few Pecorino Romanos still produced according to ancient tradition in the undulating, pastoral countryside of Rome; Fulvi Black Skin Romano is “Genuino.” Rich, additive and hormone-free sheep’s milk is taken from select herds in the Lazio region and nurtured into 65-pound wheels of toothsome delectability through a process of natural cellar aging in the village of Nepi. It is aged for 10 to 12 months in the Sini Fulvi workshop and coated in black wax which it's moniker, "Black Skin Romano" denotes.

Usage Tips

This savory cheese is appreciably moister and less salty than other Pecorino Romanos, making it an ideal table cheese whose flavor profile can complement savory, spicy dishes as well as balance saccharine dessert wines, fruit, and honey. Try pairing Fulvi with Tait Farms Apricot Butter, sugary Muscat grapes, or Salumi Salami.

SKU: CHIT147P

Straight From the Monger's Mouth
"A cheese whose assertive tang and rich history is redolent of an arena of dueling gladiators." – Sarah D., Monger Apprentice & Oxford-Made & Monger Bound
Country of Origin
Italy
Milk Type
Sheep
Rennet Type
Lamb
Product Reviews
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  1. FULVI cheese
    5

    Posted by Katie on 10th Jun 2019

    We love this cheese...we save it for topping pasta and soup.Unique taste...unlike any others that we have tasted.Love it!

  2. Fulvi cheese
    5

    Posted by Jim Wolf on 10th Jun 2019

    The best pecorino

  3. the best
    5

    Posted by Dennis Patti on 7th May 2018

    We love this cheese. The flavor is the best there is. Di Bruno is a great company to deal with. We love them and have used them for years.

  4. great cheese great service!
    5

    Posted by Liz on 26th Sep 2017

    This is a great tasting, smooth and sharp cheese. The shipping was fast and it arrived in perfect condition.

  5. Excellent flavor cheese
    5

    Posted by Dennis Patti on 27th Nov 2015

    I love this cheese. My only worry is if DiBruno ever closes, I don't know where I'd get it. Really good cheese. Also, excellent delivery service to Ocean City, MD

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